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 - 10 Jul 2008
The experimental determination of GB or IB diffusion coefficients is very similar to that for the corresponding bulk diffusion, the main difference being the relation between penetration and diffuser...
Article - 1 Apr 2005
Properties and applications of nitrocellulose are described. The characterisation of nitrocellulose is also covered including nitrogen content, viscosity and phlegmatisers/stabilisers. Composition,...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
This article focuses on the action of acids such as nitric acid, chromic acid, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid, hydrofluoric acid, sulfurous acid and other inorganic acids on...
Article - 28 Feb 2005
Titanium alloys have good corrosion resistance thanks to the oxide film that forms on its surface. The conditions where this films forms and will self heal are described, as are the environments where...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
Article - 26 Nov 2004
Anodising is a surface treatment used for titanium alloys. The benefits, process and applications are all described.
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 17 Feb 2004
Millennium Chemicals are about to introduce Ecopaint, a paint that can absorb noxious NOx fumes. The way in which the paint works and materials it contains are described. Posted February 5 2004
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...