News - 23 Feb 2006
MIT researchers have devised a new method for shrinking the size of crystals to make safer metal alloys. The new materials could replace metal coatings such as chromium, which is dangerous for factory...
News - 6 Oct 2012
Stratton Resources is pleased to announce the discovery of substantial strike lengths of nickel-bearing ultramafic rocks on its MAC Project, located in central British Columbia, Canada.
News - 31 Oct 2015
Designing alloys to withstand extreme environments is a fundamental challenge for materials scientists. Energy from radiation can create imperfections in alloys, so researchers in an Energy Frontier...
Article - 1 May 2002
Alloy steels have compositions that lie approximately between carbon steels and stainless/tool steels. The AISI (American iron and Steel Institute) designations for these steels are explained.
Article - 20 May 2005
Stainless steel is the name for a family of corrosion resistant steels. New uses are being continuously found for the attractive appearance, low maintenance and strength of stainless steel. Grade...
Article - 31 May 2010
The recycler's job of sorting the wide range of material types with both speed and accuracy has never been easier than with a handheld XRF analyzer for sorting metals and alloys for scrap metal...
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 11 Jul 2012
The early 1940’s witnessed the development of a coding system for the classification of different types of steels. Designers, heat treaters, draftsmen, and engineers were able to obtain specific...
News - 24 Apr 2015
Researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State) have found out that electron spin brings a degree of order to high entropy alloy nickel iron chromium cobalt (NiFeCrCo). This spin could...
Article - 8 Jan 2018
Stainless is a term that was applied to cover a broad range of steel types and grades developed for oxidation or corrosion resistant applications.