Metal Articles

Direct Metal Technology and Its Uses
07.07.2014 07:51
Direct metal technology comprises a number of techniques and methods that are used to derive and/or produce metal parts through direct and additive processes. Direct metal technology is much more than cost-efficiency, speed and time-saving. These are minor motivational factors for someone who works in metal products’ industry
An Introduction to Precious Metals
04.07.2014 08:33
The term precious metal refers to a metallic chemical element which is both naturally occurring and rare. These elements are high in value economically. These metals are much less reactive than other elements and have a high luster, or shine. They are also softer than many other metals and have melting points
Copper – the hot commodity – Who holds them all?
03.07.2014 08:23
With Gold constantly in the news these days, you might not really expect an article about Copper, and well, to be called a hot commodity…you might wonder if it’s something to do with the fact Copper is also called the poor man’s Gold. Not really, Copper price boom is expected to be the next big thing
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
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
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