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2014-05-31 23:01:27

Cryogenic tempering is growing in popularity as manufacturing margins shrink and companies pursue new cost saving methodologies, with an average of 300% longer life on wearable components obtained for only 20% cost of the items. With 1 million+ pounds of metals treated annually, and recent cryogenic processors (ultra-low temperature freezer units) installed into Japan and Singapore, 300 Below, Inc. seeks brand expansion and service opportunities for manufacturing clients in Malaysia and...

2014-05-31 23:00:28

Manufacturers and industrial operations in Illinois seek increased life for metal components through cryogenic tempering, an extension of the heat treatment process for wearable components that results in 300% longer life for 20% cost of the item. 300 Below, Inc. is the pioneer in this industry and has grown its processing capacity by 200,000 pounds per month for cryogenic processing services, following a typical processing capacity of one million pounds per year. Decatur, IL (PRWEB) June...

2014-05-25 23:02:45

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Research Report on Non-ferrous Metal Industry in China, 2014-2018” to its store. Order a purchase copy @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=179687 . Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 China enjoys abundant resources and large varieties of non-ferrous metals. The reserves of 7 varieties, including tungsten and rare earths, rank the first in the world while the reserves of lead, nickel, mercury, molybdenum and niobium are plentiful. The...

2014-05-19 12:22:33

PERTH, Australia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alloy Steel International, Inc. (OTC: AYSI) announced today the recent passing of Mr. Gene Kostecki, Alloy Steel's founder and, until July last year, its CEO and Technical Director. Alan Scott, Alloy Steel's Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated, "It is with considerable regret we announce Mr. Kostecki's passing. Gene died peacefully in hospital from complications which set in following a severe bout of pneumonia. He will be sadly...

2014-05-15 23:02:27

Diehl Steel has introduced Accu-Square™, a pre-squared tool steel that saves tool, die and mold makers time by reducing or eliminating the need for further squaring of the blocks. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Diehl Steel has introduced Accu-Square™, a pre-squared tool steel that saves tool, die and mold makers time by reducing or eliminating the need for further squaring of the blocks. It comes pre-squared on all six sides to a tolerance range of the customer’s choosing....

2014-04-14 14:18:13

Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), a versatile type of pliable glass that's stronger than steel. Using traditional methods, it usually takes a full day to identify a single metal alloy appropriate for making BMGs. The new method allows researchers to screen about 3,000 alloys per day and simultaneously ascertain certain properties, such as melting temperature and...

2014-04-10 16:24:56

OMAHA, Neb., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that Valmont's Coatings Division was honored with two Awards for Excellence in Hot Dip Galvanizing. The Valmont Coatings Division was also awarded the American Galvanizing Association's (AGA) "Most Distinguished" honor for the San Diego Central Library...

2014-03-25 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief executives from a number of the leading steel companies in the U.S. today told members of the Congressional Steel Caucus that many government policies on trade, energy, environment and infrastructure need to be reformed to ensure U.S. industrial competitiveness and preserve American jobs in steel and other manufacturing sectors. Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation; John...

2014-03-20 16:23:24

PITTSBURGH, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: HOUSE STEEL CAUCUS HEARING WHERE: ROOM 2218, RAYBURN HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON, D.C. WHEN: TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. CONTACT: COURTNEY BOONE 412-327-0793 (CELLULAR) Mario Longhi, president...

2014-03-06 23:04:08

Part of the award will fund research aimed at developing new magnesium alloys that do not require expensive and scarce rare earth elements. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is the lead institution on a $7.4 million, multi-university award from the U.S. Army that will support the development of new metallurgical methods and new lightweight alloys that will help the military build more effective and durable vehicles and systems. The technologies...


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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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