Metals/Materials Products

The metals/materials technology area has information on the most commonly used materials in metal fabrication ̶ carbon steels; stainless steels; high-strength, low-alloy steels (HSLAs); and the 6000 series aluminum ̶ and those that aren't as common, such as the red metals, refractory metals, titanium, and magnesium.

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Corrosion-resistant materials designed for laser sintering

April 2, 2014

EOS has introduced titanium Ti64ELI and stainless steel 316L for additive manufacturing, designed for processing on the manufacturer’s EOSINT M 280 metal laser sintering system. The titanium light metal alloy is corrosion-resistant and biocompatible. Parts made of this material have a...

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High-strength steel tubing designed for hydraulic systems

March 31, 2014

Plymouth Tube has introduced HS-50 High Pressure Hydraulic Tubing™. According to the company, the high-strength tubing is designed to allow for increased system pressure while minimizing costs. The tubing features a minimum yield strength of 50,000 PSI and a 30 percent minimum...

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Material verification provided through classic, advanced processes

February 13, 2014

Keighley Labs’ chemical analysis department offers material verification services to aerospace manufacturers, the energy sector, rail industry, foundries, plating companies, galvanizers, component importers, and general engineers. In addition to classic wet chemistry, the company employs...

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Stainless steel product line expanded

February 7, 2014

Rolled Alloys has announced the expansion of its 17-4 stainless steel product line, including rounds, plate, and welding consumables. The company now offers the round bar in sizes from 0.1875 to 12 in. dia. in standard lengths or cut to size. Multiple heat-treatment conditions also are...

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Corrosion inhibitor designed for use in aqueous circulating systems

December 5, 2013

Chemtool Inc.'s RPAM 700 is a synthetic, water-dilutable corrosion inhibitor/corrosion preventive based on a blend of amine-surfactant chemistries. It is recommended for use in aqueous circulating system applications that require one to six months of indoor protection of ferrous and nonferrous...

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Mobile separation plants recover ferrous, nonferrous materials

November 15, 2013

Steinert US has unveiled a series of four mobile processing plants that allow for precise recovery anywhere a power source and fairly level ground can be found. Enabling downstream material processing almost anywhere, the units can be combined with an AEI bivi-TEC mobile screen for a complete...

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Low-odor rust blocker features low VOC - TheFabricator.com

Low-odor rust blocker features low VOC

November 5, 2013

Dri Touch® Amber Low-VOC from Birchwood Technologies is a rust blocker with low VOC and almost no odor. Rated for 96 to 120 hours salt spray and 600+ hours of humidity protection, the rust blocker meets water displacement test Mil-C-16173 and stain test Mil-C-22235A. With a flash point of...

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Heat-, corrosion-resistant material designed for additive manufacturing - TheFabricator.com

Heat-, corrosion-resistant material designed for additive manufacturing

October 21, 2013

EOS has expanded its portfolio of metal materials for additive manufacturing with the introduction of EOS NickelAlloy HX. The heat- and corrosion-resistant nickel-chrome-iron-molybdenum alloy delivers high strength and resistance to oxidation, even at high temperatures. This makes it suitable...

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Corrosion protection paper includes moisture barrier - TheFabricator.com

Corrosion protection paper includes moisture barrier

October 9, 2013

Using patented, recyclable, and repulpable technology, Cortec® has produced VpCI®-144 multimetal moisture-barrier, corrosion-inhibiting paper. The paper is an environmentally safe alternative to polyethylene and wax papers, with water vapor barrier properties that are comparable to...

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Guide gives design recommendations for large structural stainless steel sections

October 3, 2013

AISC has published "Design Guide No. 27, Structural Stainless Steel," which provides U.S. design recommendations for large structural stainless steel sections. Previously no guidance existed for heavier sections, meaning that building enforcement officials had to approve each application...

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Tablets offer two years of anticorrosion protection

August 27, 2013

Cortec® has introduced Cor-Pak® Tablets, a corrosion preventive in pill form. The pills provide a dry method of protecting metals within a package. Using vapor-phase corrosion inhibitor (VpCI®) technology, the tablets provide more than two years of corrosion protection for carbon and stainless...

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Hands-free UV-A LED light source suitable for yoke inspection - TheFabricator.com

Hands-free UV-A LED light source suitable for yoke inspection

July 22, 2013

Spectronics Corp. has introduced the EK-3000 EagleEye™ UV-A/white light LED inspection kit for magnetic particle inspection. It enables NDT inspectors to detect fluorescent flaws in ferrous materials. This portable kit features a compact, battery-operated inspection lamp. It has two...

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Metalworking fluid inhibits bacterial problems

July 10, 2013

Lubricut 1117 from Chemtool Inc. is a chlorine-free, semisynthetic-based metalworking fluid designed for daily and general applications with aluminum and ferrous alloys. It is formulated for lubricity, wetting, multimetal corrosion prevention, and biostatic protection. The emulsifier and...

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Catalog highlights new springs, mechanical coil spring struts

June 10, 2013

Associated Spring Raymond has released a new edition of the SPEC® catalog of stock springs and spring washers. It features new 316SS springs, exotic-alloy springs, disc springs, and Gen-II m-Struts®. The inventory includes more than 100 million compression, extension, torsion, and constant-force...

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Wear-resistant steels available in heavier thicknesses

June 6, 2013

Ruukki now offers Raex wear-resistant special steel in thicknesses from 0.08 to 3.15 in. The thicker steels can be used to manufacture parts for heavy machinery and equipment designed for excavation, loading, transporting, and crushing ore in mines. The thinner grades are suitable for use in the...

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