Article - 11 Feb 2002
The demand for platinum jewellery has soared over the last 20 years regardless of external forces like economic recessions. Reasons for its popularity in jewellery and as an investment are covered as...
Article - 6 Aug 2012
Brass is a term that refers to a wide range of copper-zinc alloys with different properties. This data sheet covers the physical and mechanical properties of red brass UNS C23000.
Article - 12 Jun 2012
Since prehistoric days, humans have been aware of the presence of carbon. When the cave people made a fire, they saw the formation of smoke.
Article - 31 Jul 2010
Aculon's thin film coatings enable unique performance, process simplification and excellent value across a broad range of metal, plastic and glass surfaces and interfaces. They find applications in...
Article - 30 May 2010
Niton XRF analyzers are designed to quickly and reliably provide accurate metals analysis, and have become the worldwide standard for identifying and quantifying lead, cadmium and other toxic heavy...
Article - 2 Aug 2009
Tungsten Carbide is often referred to as a Hard Metal due to it’s very high hardness in relation to other metals. Tungsten Carbide is actually a composite material with hard particles of Tungsten...
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Using a high-tech but low-cost technique, a Johns Hopkins undergraduate has tested tiny samples of four metal alloys to find the best blend for use in platinum jewelry. The optimal blend and test...
Article - 26 Nov 2004
Anodising is a surface treatment used for titanium alloys. The benefits, process and applications are all described.
Article - 28 Apr 2004
The purity or fineness of silver and silver alloys is explained and common alloys provided.
Article - 9 Mar 2004
3D Systems Corp have developed a photoreactive epoxy resin for use in stereolithography. The new product is designed for use by jewellery manufacturers for making design models and patterns, including...