Article - 3 Apr 2002
While platinum is best known as a precious metal and use in jewellery and as an investment, it has several other key uses. Some of these include catalysts for automotive and chemical applications,...
Article - 28 Mar 2002
In 1803, Wollaston discovered the palladium metal. It occurs along with other metals belonging to the platinum group in Placer deposits in Australia, Russia, Ethiopia, North America, and South...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Platinum, with its unique physical and chemical properties, is used in a wide variety of industrial and environmental applications. It is also regarded as one of the finest, among all jewelry metals.
Article - 23 Jan 2002
With a history much shorter than that of gold, its use and discovery in the 1700's is described. Development of the platinum market through the 1800's and into more modern times is also covered....
Article - 15 Jan 2002
Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...
Article - 7 Feb 2001
Brasses are alloys of copper and zinc (generally 5 to 40%). They are used for high pressure gas valves, gilding metals, plumbing systems and heat exchangers.
Article - 6 Sep 2004
The effects of anodising of titanium alloys are briefly outlined. Acid and alkaline anodising processes arealso compared and the effect of oxide film thickness on colour is described.
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
News - 20 Jul 2010
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/722f14/metal_coating_eng) has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Metal Coating, Engraving (except...