Article - 23 Jul 2001
Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
Article - 5 Feb 2002
Chlorine and its compounds have strong oxidizing properties. Therefore, in an aqueous solution, they are not corrosive toward titanium. Titanium is a highly unique metal that can withstand these...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
A super duplex grade combining high strength and exceptional corrosion resistance. It is only really suitable for operation between -50 and 270°C. Typical applications include oil and gas exploration,...
Article - 3 Apr 2002
While platinum is best known as a precious metal and use in jewellery and as an investment, it has several other key uses. Some of these include catalysts for automotive and chemical applications,...