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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HTML North America names U.S. market manager

November 11, 2008

HMTL North America/Heavy Metal & Tubes Ltd., Rehoboth Beach, Del., has named Lisa Sarch as U.S. market manager for the heat exchanger, boiler, and condenser group. She has more than 20 years of...

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AK Steel announces December 2008 surcharges

November 5, 2008

AK Steel has advised its customers that a $185 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in December 2008. December 2008 surcharges for the broad range of...

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HRB prices drop 4 to 12 percent

October 30, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™world export HRB price for Oct. 27 dropped 12.1 percent to $702 per ton, FOB the port of export for the sixth consecutive decline. The Chinese HRB ex-works price dropped...

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HRB prices plunge 8 to 24 percent

October 20, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for Oct. 13 plummeted 23.5 percent to $458 per ton for the second consecutive drop. The world export HRB price dropped 11.1 percent to $799 per...

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Main Steel Polishing increases capabilities

October 14, 2008

Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc., has announced additions to its plant in Bartlett, Ill. The additions will increase the capacity of the company's coil polish line and its plate buff line.In August the...

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HRB prices drop 4 to 6 percent

September 24, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for September 22 dropped 6.4 percent to $599 per ton, after rising two weeks ago. The world export HRB price dropped 6.1 percent to $899 per ton,...

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RathGibson tubing installed in Tata Mundra Project

September 21, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, was chosen by the Engineering Firm of Larsen & Toubro to supply titanium welded...

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Main Steel names general manager of Commerce facility

September 16, 2008

Main Steel Polishing has named Mike Folley as general manager of its location in Commerce, Calif. He replaces Gene Harsma, who retired after serving as general manager for more than 20 years.Folley...

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HRB prices on a downtrend

September 10, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™world export price for Sept. 8 dropped 4.9 percent to $957 per ton, FOB the port of export, for the third consecutive time. The Western European HRB price dropped 4.0...

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HRB prices plummet 3 to 7 percent

August 28, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for August 25 plunged 7.4 percent to $636 per ton, for the third consecutive drop. The World export HRB price plunged 6.6 percent to $1,006 per...

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American Scrap Coalition to address global trade barriers

August 12, 2008

As steel scrap prices reach record-high levels of more than $600 per ton and with U.S. scrap exports steadily rising, a group of steel scrap-using industries has formed the American Scrap Coalition...

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Denman & Davis appoints inside sales representative

August 12, 2008

Denman & Davis, Clifton, N.J., a general-line, independent steel service center, has promoted Lindsay Stanton to inside sales representative.A representative for territories in New Jersey, New York,...

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RathGibson tubing supports clean, renewable energy source

August 4, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, is dedicated to protecting the environment. This commitment is most evident in the...

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RathGibson installs cleaning system at Arkansas facility

July 15, 2008

RathGibson, Lincolnshire, Ill., a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, recently completed a large capital project at its facility in...

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American to open specialized facility

July 15, 2008

American Steel LLC., Portland, Ore., a full-line steel service center and wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, is building a 195,000-sq.-ft. facility dedicated to the...

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