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2013-10-02 23:19:03

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Steel Scrap Industry. London (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Steel Scrap in Million Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report...

2013-09-09 23:25:21

New Hot Isostatic Presses feature exclusive Uniform Rapid Quenching (URQ) technology Vasteras, Sweden (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Avure Technologies has described its Hot Isostatic Presses equipped with its new HIP quenching furnace as "the ultimate heat treatment machine." The exclusive Uniform Rapid Quenching (URQ) technology evolves from the rapid cooling furnaces developed earlier by Avure, with new patented designs enabling a variety of programmed heat treatment (quenching)...


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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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