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  • Article - 12 Apr 2001
    This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
  • Article - 13 Feb 2003
    Zinc's abubdance, extraction, applications and properties are all outlined. Mechanical, physical, electrical, thermal and atomic properties are all included.
  • Article - 7 May 2002
    Niobium was first discovered by Hatchett in 1801, but this metal was produced only in 1864, when Blomstrand reduced niobium chloride.
  • Article - 30 Jul 2001
    Iron (Fe) is a metal that has been known since ancient times. In fact, the Earth’s crust is made up of 5% of iron, which is the second most abundant metal after aluminum.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Beryllium is a high melting point metal with low density. It is commonly alloyed with copper, aluminium and nickel. Other applications include aerospace, gyroscopes, radiation detectors and other...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...