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 - 12 May 2001
Relative advantages, disadvatages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
News - 12 Mar 2019
FLIR Systems has published a new application spotlight that addresses the challenge that electrical power stations face in detecting gas leaks from their Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) circuit...
News - 9 Dec 2013
The company ABB in Lyon has recently started to use the polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) Ultradur® B4450 G5 from BASF for its DC contactors. Since these contactors are used on railways, they must...
News - 8 Sep 2005
At the Elektrotechnik trade fair in Dortmund Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) unveiled a new vacuum circuit-breaker. The circuit-breaker with the designation Sion is designed for use...
Copper is used for an extensive range of applications from electronics to electrical parts to plumbing fittings for the construction industry.
Article - 16 Feb 2002
Tungsten is the only material used commercially for electron emitters due to its high emission rate and low vapour pressure. Applications that utilise these properties such as cathode ray tubes,...
Article - 1 Mar 2001
Shape Memory Alloys are now used in a wide range of medical and dental applications. This article describes the basic physics and alloy types together with a wide range of applications.
Article - 21 Jul 2001
Silver metal in its pure state has a brilliant white metallic lustre and it is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable. It has 3 commercial types and applications in jewellery,...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
Once a cathodic protection system has been implemented, maintaining the system is of great importance. Outlined are recommended monitoring and maintenance schedules and actions to be taken based on...