Metals/Materials

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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Wall Colmonoy names quality assurance manager for New Mexico facility

December 11, 2007

Wall Colmonoy (WCC), Madison Heights, Mich., has promoted David Amundson to quality assurance manager for its alloy manufacturing facility in Los Lunas, N.M.A certified electronics technician,...

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NanoSteel appoints vice president of sales, marketing

December 11, 2007

The NanoSteel® Company, Providence, R.I., a producer of nanostructured steel alloys for industrial applications, has added Kenneth M. Byrne as vice president of sales and marketing. Based at the...

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U. S. Steel proposes $1 billion capital investment in Clairton Plant

December 5, 2007

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it is considering a $1 billion capital investment program at its Clairton Plant coke making operation near Pittsburgh that will enhance the company's...

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AK Steel increases carbon, stainless steel prices

November 7, 2007

AK Steel has announced that it is increasing spot market prices for its carbon steel products by $30 per ton for all new orders accepted for shipment on Jan. 1, 2008 and later.The company also is...

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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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METALCON selects 2007 recipient of steel-framed home

November 6, 2007

METALCON International, Newton, Mass., an annual conference and exhibition for the metal construction industry, has selected U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Evan Morgan as the recipient of the METALCON 2007...

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Klein Steel Service's expansion leads to western New York site

November 6, 2007

Klein Steel Service Inc., Rochester, N.Y., a full-line steel service center, has taken over the former Gibraltar Industries warehouse between Buffalo and Niagara Falls in Tonawanda, N.Y.The company...

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Global powder metallurgy market set to reach almost $30 billion by 2012

November 6, 2007

The worldwide market for powder metallurgy (PM) components is expected to approach $30 billion by 2012, growing from $23 billion in 2007 at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) near 5 percent,...

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Cold spraying

Protecting magnesium alloys from corrosion

November 6, 2007

Finding cost-effective solutions for protecting magnesium alloys from corrosion has become paramount in automotive design. Corrosion protection through cold spray might be the answer.

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U. S. Steel completes acquisition of Stelco Inc.

October 31, 2007

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Stelco Inc. and that Stelco has been renamed U. S. Steel Canada Inc.Commenting on the acquisition, U. S. Steel Chairman...

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Ryerson launches comprehensive reorganization

October 24, 2007

Ryerson Inc. has announced it has taken the initial steps in a comprehensive reorganization to make the company stronger, more nimble, and a better service provider for customers.Ryerson, a...

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ISRI challenges SRI conclusions on steel recycling rates

October 9, 2007

Robin Wiener, president of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, D.C., recently challenged conclusions in a Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) press release that announced the...

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Algonquin Industries names vice president of sales

October 9, 2007

Algonquin Industries, Guilford, Conn., a manufacturer of rectangular and round nonferrous magnet wire, flat wire, strip, and rivet wire products, has promoted William Gorman to vice president of...

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ATI Industrial Automation opens new Detroit office

October 9, 2007

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., a developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened a new office in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit. The office houses the company's sales, customer...

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Stork Materials Technology acquires laboratories in U.S. and Europe

October 9, 2007

Stork Materials Technology has acquired the assets and business of Professional Metallurgical Services Inc. (ProMet), Buchanan, Mich., and the outstanding shares of Materials Testing Technology BV...

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