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2014-07-29 12:37:06

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Shape Memory Alloy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 SMAs are advanced materials that remember their original shape after being strained at a certain temperature. SMAs exhibit two important thermodynamic properties: pseudoelasticity and shape memory. They have a wide range of applications in various industries such as the...

3d printed rocket nozzle
2014-07-29 03:30:50

Elizabeth Landau, NASA JPL / Cynthia Eller, Caltech 3-D printers can create all kinds of things, from eyeglasses to implantable medical devices, straight from a computer model and without the need for molds. But for making spacecraft, engineers sometimes need custom parts that traditional manufacturing techniques and standard 3-D printers can't create, because they need to have the properties of multiple metals. Now, researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California,...

2014-07-25 23:00:16

SizeMetal.com Features High-Quality, Durable Materials Designed to Withstand Water, Sanitizers, and Harsh Chemicals Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 SizeMetal.com, a leading online vendor of diamond plate aluminum and stainless steel sheets and plates, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. In celebration of this development, SizeMetal.com is offering 30 percent off its line of high-quality, durable materials. SizeMetal.com strives to provide outstanding customer service,...

2014-07-24 23:09:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on High Performance Alloys markets. Global market for High Performance Alloys is projected to reach 619.6 thousand metric tons by 2020, driven by growing demand in major end-use sectors such as aerospace, turbines, chemical process industry, construction, electronic and electrical engineering, oil & gas, and automotive, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – High performance alloys...

2014-07-21 04:20:48

- $1.625 billion acquisition of Severstal Columbus to be funded with available cash and debt FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Severstal Columbus, LLC ("Columbus") from OAO Severstal. Located in northeast Mississippi, Columbus is one of the newest and most technologically advanced mini-mills in North America. Steel Dynamics will purchase...

2014-07-21 04:20:43

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan for $700 million in cash. The acquisition also includes a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. Summary of Benefits: -- Increased scale enhances company's ability to better serve customers -- Highly modernized...

2014-07-11 16:21:46

PITTSBURGH, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Commerce made its decision to impose dumping margins against South Korean oil country tubular goods (OCTG) dumped into the United States: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "With this decision, the U.S. Commerce Department listened to thousands of hard-working Americans and took a...

2014-06-30 23:01:20

Aftermarket automotive and fleet vehicle manufacturers grow fond of increased life for premium parts; as part of this trend, 300 Below, Inc. continues to grow its processing capacity. For metal objects, 300% longer life for 20% cost is the norm; as the world’s leading cryogenic processing company, 300 Below has grown its processing capacity to 7.68 million pounds of steel per year. Decatur, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 It’s not just Detroit that sees the value of cryogenic processing....

2014-06-24 23:00:41

Global Investment Casting Market 2014-2018 a new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over the last four decades, a staggering number of foundries in developed countries have closed down because of high labor, production, and raw material costs, and more recently, the low demand triggered by the global recession. Owing to these reasons, manufacturers prefer to set up production facilities in emerging countries. The shift is also...

2014-06-20 23:08:49

CVMR Corporation (“CVMR®”) announced its intention to establish three new divisions in the United States: Metal Powder Manufacturing; Metal Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Equipment Design and Development; & Metal Powder Innovation Centre. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Metal Powder Manufacturing plant and Metal Additive Manufacturing Plant will be housed in Kentucky and the Metal Powder Innovation Centre will be located in Tennessee. Phase 1 of all three Divisions will be...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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