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2014-04-08 12:22:42

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of nickel breached US$16,500/t last Friday, exceeding the price level recorded 12 months previously. Strong performance of the nickel price is forecast to continue as a result of reduced supply of lateritic ore following the Indonesian ban on raw material exports. According to Roskill, while industry analysts, INSG meetings and Metal Bulletin conferences have predominantly focused on the impact of the ban on the stainless steel...

2014-04-02 04:21:45

HELSINKI, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruukki's Optim portfolio of high-strength structural steels has been expanded with yet another new Optim grade. The new Optim 700 QL1 is a structural steel with improved impact strength properties. The impact strength of Optim 700 QL1 has been tested at a temperature of -60oC making it ideal for use in very demanding conditions and at sub-zero temperatures. Applications include cranes, load-bearing structures as well as...

2014-03-25 23:26:25

New custom-fabricated guard booth, The Parallelogram, preserves technologically relevant design without breaking the bank. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. When they required new guard shelters for their Chantilly, Virginia facility, Aerospace entrusted B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc. (http://www.bigbooth.com) with the...

2014-03-21 23:21:24

P-20 High Hard Mold Steel from Diehl Steel ships prehardened, and is a very uniform and “clean” product that is easily polished to an extremely high finish. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Diehl Steel now offers P-20 high hard mold steel that ships prehardened, and is a very uniform and “clean” product that is easily polished to an extremely high finish. This makes P-20 ideal for plastic molding applications, injection molds, compression molds, mold frames, forming tools and...

How Were The Unique Patterns Formed On The Ancient Damascus Blades?
2014-03-12 10:08:49

Science China Press Blacksmiths and metallurgists in the West have been puzzled for centuries as to how the unique patterns on the famous Damascus steel blades were formed. Different mechanisms for the formation of the patterns and many methods for making the swords have been suggested and attempted, but none has produced blades with patterns matching those of the Damascus swords in the museums. The debate over the mechanism of formation of the Damascus patterns is still ongoing today....

2014-03-10 12:21:07

Founded by John H. Shoemaker in Detroit at West Grand Boulevard and Woodward in l939, the company set a mission of being "America's First Name in Innovation." DETROIT, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kolene Corporation, a global leader in manufacturing cleaning processes, will mark its 75th anniversary as a Detroit-based, family-owned business on March 18. Founded by John H. Shoemaker, the company today boasts its third generation Chairman and CEO Roger L. Shoemaker and includes...

2014-03-03 08:25:15

MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Greg Struble, President and CEO of Maudore Minerals Ltd. (MAO: TSX-Venture; MAOMF: US OTC; M6L: Frankfurt Exchange) reports that Maudore's subsidiary, Aurbec Mines Inc. (Aurbec) has extended the 785N Zone over 330 meters vertically and 470 meters along the dip of the ore from the 785 level to 1115 level of the Sleeping Giant Mine. This zone is approximately 500 meters east of the 1060 level shaft station. The company is pleased with the...

2014-02-24 23:27:14

By offering used mixers and machinery to manufacturers, Wohl hopes to help the food and drug production industry save money on large units and necessary equipment purchases. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Wohl Associates, Inc. announces a new group of used stainless steel mixers have been added to their inventory in addition to many other food processing machines. Wohl prides itself on being a valuable asset to manufacturers looking to purchase large equipment at reduced prices....

2014-02-20 16:21:06

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helix Steel recently earned IAPMO's Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) Evaluation Report ER-279 on Helix 5-25 Micro-Rebar. This report accredits Helix Micro-Rebar 5-25 and its design method under ISO Guide 65 for use as an alternative to conventional rebar and wire mesh in concrete. Helix Micro-Rebar 5-25 is the only discontinuous concrete reinforcement product in the world that now has a ISO certified design manual that can be followed...

2014-02-19 12:30:06

DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tjgpz/high_speed_steel ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) "Concise Analysis of the International High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools Market", analyzes the Global market for High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal...