Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 15 Oct 2002
Iridium competes for the title of the densest material known to man. It is hard and brittle and is also one of the most corrosion resistant metals known. Its occurrence, properties and applications...
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Agar Scientific offers a wide range of tools for microscopy sample preparation. Available products include a wide range of laboratory tweezers, individually or in sets.
Article - 14 Jun 2012
In 1803AD, Osmium was discovered by Smithson Tennant who separated it and iridium out from an impure platinum sample. Properties, occurence, production and applications of osmium are covered in this...
Article - 30 Jun 2006
Ruthenium is a hard silvery white metal at room temperature. It is a member of the platinum group metals. The discovery, occurrence, properties and applications of ruthenium are outlined.
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 - 20 Jul 2001
Gold is most widely known as a precious metal due to its high lustre and chemical inertness. It is also used for coinage, ornaments, jewellery, gilding, textile industry, radiation control,...
Article - 26 Mar 2004
The purity of gold is expressed in carats or fineness. These two measures of purity are explained and compared. Purity quality marks are also explained.Why gold alloys are used for jewellery is also...
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.