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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UHSS alloy serves as alternative to many cobalt-containing, precipitation hardenable alloys

March 21, 2011

Carpenter Technology Corp. has developed a new ultrahigh-strength steel (UHSS) alloy that serves as an alternative to many cobalt-containing, precipitation hardenable alloys. Temper Tough™ alloy is an air-melted, cobalt-free, quench-and-tempered alloy that combines high strength and toughness...

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RoHS-compliant construction tubing offered -

RoHS-compliant construction tubing offered

December 6, 2010

J.W. Winco Inc. offers series GN 990-AL construction tubing for tube clamp connectors as part of its new line of tube connection and conveyor components. The RoHS-compliant tubing comes in inch sizes in round versions, and in metric sizes in both round and square versions. It is offered in...

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Laser system tower designed for optimal material flow, unattended operation

November 10, 2009

LVD Strippit has introduced a compact material storage and retrieval tower for select models of its CO2 laser cutting systems. According to the company, the space-saving system allows optimal material...

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Coated steel mimics weathered steel, maintains thin-gauge structural integrity

November 6, 2007

United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) has developed COR-TEN AZP®. Created by coil-coating the company's GALVALUME® steel sheet substrate, the product mimics the color and texture of...

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Sheet titanium offers high corrosion resistance, weldability

August 7, 2007

Harvey Titanium Ltd., a division of Rolled Alloys, now offers CP-1 grade 4 and CP-3 grade 2 sheet titanium. Designed to offer high corrosion resistance and weldability, the titanium grades are...

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Alloy offers improved corrosion resistance

May 8, 2007

Carpenter Technology Corp. has introduced a controlled-chemistry, free-machining, ferritic 13 percent chromium alloy developed for use in magnetic components that offers improved corrosion...

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Angle profile provides design flexibility

December 12, 2006

Flo-Form™ inline galvanized roll formed angle from Allied Tube & Conduit provides design flexibility and extended product line choices for engineered angle profiles.Available wall thicknesses...

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Drum motor conveyor introduced

December 12, 2006

Pax Products has introduced the DMC drum motor conveyor for removing parts and scrap from dies.The geared motor is hermetically sealed in a steel cylindrical tube, eliminating the need for chains,...

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Steel panel basement foundation system introduced

November 7, 2006

Steel Panel Foundations has introduced a steel panel basement foundation design that enables builders and developers to construct a watertight, finished basement.The galvanized steel foundation...

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Robot vision system option available

September 12, 2006

FANUC Robotics America has introduced the iRVision™ integrated robot vision option for the company's R-J3iC controller.The ready-to-use vision system has a 2-D robot guidance tool to conduct...

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Cold-rolled stainless steel suitable for ethanol tanks, vessels

August 8, 2006

Oly-Flatbrite® continuous mill plate from Olympic Steel is flat, smooth, and easy to fabricate, the manufacturer says.The stainless steel is produced by a new, propriety cold-rolled, roll-grinding...

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Isotropic steel suitable for high-loads, equalized strength requirements

July 11, 2006

Ovako has enhanced the purity of its IQ (isotropic-quality) steel, allowing it to be used for parts that are subjected to high loads and where equalized strength is required in all areas of the...

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Custom tubes and rods available

June 13, 2006

Marshall Mfg. Co. offers custom-manufactured surgical tubes and rods with burr-free custom slots, notches, cross holes, and multiple angles made with high-precision wire EDM processes.The process has...

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Tempered steel designed to reduce deformation, stress cracking, brittleness

June 13, 2006

Blue Blade Steel says its tempered steel provides consistent, bendable, pliable materials and characteristics that help eliminate product failure from deformation, stress cracking, and brittleness.The...

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Friction material is nonabrasive

December 13, 2005

Tribco Inc. has developed a 100 percent Kevlar® fiber composite friction material for brake and clutch plates, brake pads, and shoes.Patented as Braketex® and Clutchtex®, the facings are...

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