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2013-04-30 12:21:36

LONDON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The global niobium market rebounded quickly from the slump in consumption in 2009 and by 2011 demand had returned to near peak levels. Recovery slowed in 2012 but a return to long-term growth is certain. Niobium is used mainly as an alloying element for certain types of high-strength and stainless steel, where it is added in very small amounts per tonne, but also has applications in superalloys for aerospace and land-based...

2013-01-29 12:22:19

LONDON, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- By the beginning of 2013, the rhenium market had experienced three years of relative calm after considerable volatility from the end of 2006 to 2009 when the spot price peaked at almost US$12,000/kg, with steeply rising demand for use in aerospace superalloys. Since the end of 2009 the spot price has remained below US$5,000/kg and was being quoted between US$3,500 and US$3,700/kg in January 2013. Despite some concerns in the...

Helping Aircraft Fly Further Using Hypergravity
2012-11-05 10:24:47

ESA ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required research under all types of gravity. Airlines are always looking for ways to save fuel by cutting down on weight without sacrificing safety. Generally, cutting weight by 1% will save up to 1.5% in fuel. For commercial airlines, this saving quickly adds up, offering cheaper flights and...

2012-10-22 11:22:32

DENVER, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Titanium Association (ITA), Northglenn, CO, has published the latest edition of its quarterly online newsletter ("TITANIUM Update"), dedicated to the global titanium industry. The publication can be accessed at www.titanium.org. The newsletter provides market trends and company news, job postings and classified ads, with dispatches from sources in North America, Asia and Europe. Developments involving China topped news items posted in...

2012-08-30 06:26:49

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Known largely for its use in capacitors for mobile phones, DVD players, game consoles, and computers, tantalum is an increasingly important rare metal for the electronics manufacturing industry. Primarily obtained through extraction from columbite-tantalite ("Coltan"), tantalum is primarily produced in Australia and Brazil, but controversial sourcing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) - even though it...

2011-02-03 17:15:00

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Chromalloy officials and employees today as the company broke ground on a new $5 million ceramic core production facility in Tampa, Fla. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/NY42412 ) The new 40,000 square foot production facility will be built adjacent to the company's newly operational $30 million industrial investment foundry. "This is an important day for Chromalloy, Tampa Bay and the State...

2010-07-28 11:40:00

LONDON, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Rhenium: Market Outlook to 2015 (8th edition 2010) The rhenium market went through a significant downward correction in 2009 after a period of strong demand growth and an escalation in prices up to the last quarter of 2008. The credit crisis and associated recession, particularly in North America and Europe, severely affected the major markets for rhenium and demand dropped by 16% in 2009. Primary...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

LANCASTER, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermacore (www.thermacore.com), a leading provider of advanced thermal management solutions, has completed its acquisition of Pittsburgh Materials Technology (PMT). As a result of this acquisition, Thermacore gains a range of in-house materials fabrication capabilities and materials expertise to add to their existing thermal management products and services. PMT joins Thermacore as a division. (Logo:...

2010-03-04 23:01:00

LATROBE, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Latrobe Specialty Steel announced it would increase prices by three to eight percent on all tool steels grades, air melt stainless steels, remelted alloys and nickel based superalloys. The price increase will be effective immediately on all new inquiries and with all new orders received beginning March 22, 2010. Raw material surcharges will remain in effect. "This price increase will enable Latrobe Specialty Steel to recover the increasing...

2009-11-20 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. High Performance Alloys - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164516/High-Performance-Alloys---Global-Market-Opportunities.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The need for superior performance, efficiency, and durability in products, ranging from golf equipments to sophisticated high-tech, supersonic jet...


Latest Superalloy Reference Libraries

28_808129d43e85c24c0d0cfb58bc24861c
2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

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