Metal Articles

Niobium Scrap – A Highly Valuable Investment
29.10.2014 09:45
Niobium Scrap – A Highly Valuable Investment
Titanium, palladium might be precious metals but niobium is one which is topping the list of rare metals. This critical earth metal is mined only at two places in the entire world. The shortage in its supply makes it one of the least available materials in the metal products industry. For some reason, niobium and niobium scrap
Germanium Metal and its Applications
02.07.2014 07:42
Germanium is a rare metal that was discovered by Winkler in 1886 as a component of the argyrodite mineral. The name of the metal comes from its country of origin – Germany. In the 21st century, the germanium metal is mainly cultivated in China and Russia as a result of zinc ore smelting and from certain coal ash types
Gunmetal – Uses and Variants
01.07.2014 07:44
Alloys of copper, tin, zinc and lead have been in use over the last 2000 years because of their strength and easy casting. In the earlier times, this alloy was preferably used in church door construction, mirror cases, brooches and statues. The name ‘gunmetal’ has its origins in the medieval times when this alloy was popularly
Metal Frames –Types &  Uses
27.06.2014 08:43
Metal frames are an excellent way of adding to the charm of your house. A variety of metal frames of different shapes and sizes is nowadays being used by many stylists to decorate the interiors of houses. Of particular interest are these metal products, namely frames, when arranged in a manner that speaks of a theme
Copper’s Antibacterial Properties
26.06.2014 08:43
Hospitals are looking at using some metals in their fight against the problems with antibiotic resistant pathogens that are difficult to combat. One such pathogen is Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).Because of the epidemic with antibiotic resistant pathogens, some hospital administrators and doctors are looking at silver
Use of GP Sheets in Indian Food Packaging System
25.06.2014 08:32
Galvanized Plane Sheets (GP Sheets) are sheets that are galvanized to prevent corrosion. Cars, furniture and tool boxes are some of the applications of GP sheets. Corrosion on metal products happens when they are exposed to other metals or to natural elements like oxygen and water; hence, the GP sheets are used as a formal barrier
Non-Metallic Minerals Deposit & Its Uses
24.06.2014 08:10
Cement, glass, ceramics and lime deposits are the primary non-metallic minerals that constitute this industry. This industry is a highly organized and well established sector that is characterized by its efficient transformation of minerals like clays, silica and limestone through an intense energy consumption process that gives the metallic
Profiles of Metals: Plumbum
23.06.2014 09:55
Plumbum (Pb) is the Latin name for lead, a soft and malleable metal that is used in making various metal products. When freshly mined, Plumbum displays a bluish white disposition but when it is exposed to air, the color becomes a dull grayish, which further changes to a chromic slivery luster when it is melted into liquid
The Popularity of Silverware
20.06.2014 09:32
Using silverware cutlery in marriages or grand functions has become a norm in the society nowadays. It is also a symbol of prosperity and considered a luxury item in many households. Traditionally, gifting silverware and luxury metal products on marriages and ceremonies was taken as a highly elite act; however, today it has become
Metal Profile: Ferrous Metallurgy
19.06.2014 01:45
Ferrous metallurgy or iron metallurgy, dates back to the prehistoric era from where archaeologists have unearthed iron artifacts from Iran and China dating back to the 5th millennium BC. In the 2nd millennium BC, iron production from iron ores were carried out in China and Sahara. In the medieval period, Europe used to manufacture
An Introduction to the Alkali Metals
18.06.2014 07:43
The metals referred to as the alkali metals are a series of elements on the periodic table of elements. In the most modern tables, the alkali metals are the group one elements as well as hydrogen. The alkali metals are caesium, francium, rubidium, sodium, and lithium.
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