Article - 13 Jul 2015
Precious metal mining involves extracting ores from the ground and subjecting them to a number of sample preparation methods for the removal of desired metals.
Article - 5 Dec 2014
With the advent of catalytic converters in car exhaust systems, catalytically active metals such as rhodium (Rh), palladium (Pd), and platinum (Pt) were predominately used in the automotive industry.
Article - 14 Jun 2013
Rhenium is a silvery-white metal having one of the highest melting points of all metals. Being a member of group 7 of the periodic table, rhenium was the last stable element to be discovered in 1925.
Article - 5 May 2003
Atomic, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of gold are provided. Some chemical properties are also provided, while some applications are mentioned.
Article - 11 Feb 2003
Osmium is a member of the platinum group of metals. Its abundance, occurence, extraction and applications are outlined. Mechanical, physical, electrical, thermal and atomic properties are also...
Article - 5 Feb 2003
Ruthenium is a member of the platinum group of metals. It has limited uses in the pure state but is often alloyed with precious metals and titanium. Properties such as chemical resistance, electrical,...
Article - 8 Feb 2019
This article discusses the analysis of metals in sewage sludge using an EDXRF spectrometer.