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2013-01-18 23:00:55

With NSG's WAV-7 didymium glass standard, calibrating for wavelength accuracy and photometric accuracy can be done in one fell swoop. All NSG standards stay permanently calibrated! Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Eureka! The only permanently calibrated didymium standard that calibrates wavelength accuracy with no re-calibration needed has been released mid-2012 by NSG Precision Cells. This didymium calibration standard leads NSG´s new groundbreaking standards, which NEVER...

2010-09-27 10:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based American Elements issued a statement today confirming that it continues to produce and ship rare earth metals and compounds globally during this period of uncertainty in the Chinese rare earth market. The statement is intended primarily to advise U.S., European and Japanese companies that rely on American Elements' rare earth production and global stocks. "We've been inundated with requests for assurance of our continued...

2008-10-08 18:00:25

Tokyo, Oct. 8 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical maker Show Denko K.K. said Wednesday it has set up a subsidiary in Vietnam to make raw materials for rare-earth magnetic alloys. Showa Denko Rare-Earth Vietnam Co. will start production of didymium and dysprosium metals in April 2010 at an annual pace of 800 tons. The Ha Nam-based unit is capitalized at 6.36 million U.S. dollars, of which 90 pct is put up by Showa Denko and the remainder by Tokai Trade Co. of Japan. It aims to achieve sales...

2008-10-08 00:00:30

Tokyo, Oct 8, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has established Showa Denko Rare-Earth Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam, as its 90%-owned subsidiary. The new company will begin constructing a plant next month for the production of didymium and dysprosium metals. Didymium is a metal consisting primarily of neodymium and praseodymium, and is used as raw material for neodymium-based high-performance magnetic alloys. The plant will start producing 800 tons a year in...

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