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2013-01-16 23:02:10

New Design Features 3.14-Meter Work Zone for Growing Powder Metallurgy Market VÄSTERÅS, SWEDEN, and FRANKLIN, TENN., USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 Taking its expertise in contained high pressure to the next level, Avure Technologies has introduced TeraPi , an ultra-large Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) especially well suited to support the production of increasingly larger industrial components in the powder metallurgy (PM) market. With a work zone over three meters in diameter and five...

2013-01-04 05:00:57

World class die casting specialist MRT Castings has reported growth of 62 per cent over the last two years. Annual turnover last year hit £4.3 million at the rapidly expanding foundry which now employs 50 staff. Andover, Hampshire (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 World class die casting specialist MRT Castings has reported growth of 62 per cent over the last two years. Annual turnover last year hit £4.3 million at the rapidly expanding foundry which now employs 50 staff. Significant...

2012-12-19 05:02:39

Sanford Process is a leader in hard coat anodizing solutions and innovations and is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. Woonsocket, RI (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Sanford Process Corporation, a leading provider of hard coat anodizing solutions and innovations, announces the launch of its new website. Sanford Process provides custom designed solutions for often complex aluminum finishing requirements. Leveraging four decades of aluminum anodizing and aluminum finishing...


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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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