Article - 13 Dec 2018
This article discusses how to measure the plating thickness of deposited metal layers in smart devices using XRF analysis.
Article - 31 Jan 2003
Rhodium is a refractory metal. Its occurrence, and typical properties such as electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties are listed.
Article - 20 Jul 2001
In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...
Article - 20 May 2002
Powder metallurgy provides a fast an economical alternative method to traditonal techniques for production of rings. This article describes the patented process used by Engelhard for producing wedding...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
The increased demand for platinum can be seen in the jewelry industry. In one decade, platinum jewelry demand has grown 82% and is regarded as the “Metal of the Millennium.”
Article - 23 Apr 2007
Carbolite manufactures a range of high-quality laboratory and industrial furnaces including crucible furnaces for the precious metals market.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Zinc coatings applied by from molten baths, electrochemical means, metallizing and mechanical plating etc onto structural steel can help protect it against corrosion. These methods and the properties...
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Although lead occurs as such in nature, it is rare. Lead is chiefly obtained from galena (PbS) through the process of roasting.
Article - 24 Jul 2008
With Sub-One, the issue of impurities goes away completely, because InnerArmor coatings are pure and chemically inert by design. There is no need to specify “acceptable” impurity levels because there...
Article - 27 May 2008
Aluminium alloy 5005 contains nominally 0.8% magnesium. It has medium strength, good weldability, and good corrosion resistance in marine atmospheres. It also has the low density and excellent thermal...