Metal Articles

Metallurgical Coke – Its Definition and Application
17.04.2015 08:50
Metallurgical Coke – Its Definition and Application
When bituminous coal is processed, the resulting material is called metallurgical coke or “met” coke. It is derived after the bituminous coal undergoes a purification process to extract the multifarious blends in the coal. When left in its natural condition, bituminous coal is a naturally soft occurring substance, having a high level of unstable
Bonds for U.S. Steel Rebound
17.07.2014 08:18
The nation’s largest producer of steel by volume, U.S. Steel Corporation, is coming back in debt markets. This is in part thanks to a recovery in vehicle sales. It is also because of the surge in bond prices, which increased from a record low. Automobile sales have increased and this has made a difference in the health of the steel industry
Mining Machinery – A Brief History
16.07.2014 08:29
The use of mining machinery for extracting minerals from the earth goes back to the pre-historic times. Of course, the kind of complex structural mining equipments used today vary distinctly with what the pre-historic and ancient civilizations used, the purpose is nonetheless same. Mining recovers elements that are not artificially created
Tips To Help You Buy Metal Building Products
15.07.2014 08:45
Whether you are looking to construct a building or have some work done on an existing one, the labour and metal building materials can work out expensive. Deciding exactly what you need may be difficult but by taking a few steps before finding the right company within the metal trade, it can be made a lot simpler
The Varied Uses of Metal
14.07.2014 08:38
Metal has been an important tool since the beginning of civilization. In the very early years, cave men and women learned about the different elements in the environment. They had simple tools that consisted largely of rock, bone, and wood. Even the very earliest cultures looked for ways to make their lives easier. If only they could have realized
Competition that Stainless Steel Manufacturers Face
10.07.2014 08:51
The stainless steel industry in the United States has been subject to a number of hardships post recession. Stainless steel and metal products’ manufacturers at present are suffering from tremendous losses and are also facing tough competition in procuring raw materials for increasing production output
Electrometallurgy and Its Types
08.07.2014 07:41
The origin of electrometallurgy goes back to the mid-18th century when this new technique was first used by Baroque and Mannerist artists in their gold and silver masterpieces. In this technique, electricity is applied so that the metal undergoes a molecular or chemical reaction. In most of the electrometallurgy application, heat is first
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
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