Columbia Metals is one of the leading non ferrous metals stockholders in the UK. Our range includes high performance copper, nickel and stainless steel alloys for all industries and applications. As...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
News - 26 Sep 2011
Russian semi-trailers and tank manufacturers, Alcoa and Becema have introduced aluminium trailers that weigh less.
For this purpose, the companies used Alcoa’s latest aluminium sheet...
Article - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 9 Apr 2015
This article looks at the use of a sub-micron-inch resolution lathe for cutting tests.
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
News - 14 Aug 2008
A cheap and simple structure made of aluminium can mean the difference between life and death the day the bombs go off. War is never safe. Nevertheless, it’s possible to protect soldiers from at...
News - 17 Apr 2018
An innovative process that welds thick plates of aluminum to steel has been developed and successfully tested by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Known as Friction Stir...
News - 10 Apr 2008
Hydro's aluminium customer ProTechT Solutions was among the winners of this years'Alufoil Trophy, presented by The European Aluminium Foil Association.
Showing off aluminium...
News - 15 Jun 2010
Accuride Corporation (OTCBB: ACUZ) today announced that Polar Tank Trailer, LLC, recently named Accuride its preferred supplier for forged aluminum wheels.
“For many years, Accuride has...