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The development of metal powder technology

06th March 2012
Method of preparing metal powders can be roughly divided into two categories: physical chemical and mechanical method. Mechanical method is about mechanical crushing method and metal melt atomization. The former one uses the mechanical grinding, vortex gr... Read >
Author: mhc007

Aluminum Alloy Ingot Production Through The Process Of Recycling

24th August 2011
Aluminum is one of the few infinitely recyclable materials available today. Infinite recyclability means that aluminum can be re-used over and over without the loss of quality every time it is processed. The benefits of being infinitely recyclable makes i... Read >
Author: Karen

The Story Behind Britains Toy Soldiers

17th May 2011
William Britain began making toy soldiers more than a hundred years ago in 1893. Their original toy soldiers were made of lead using their famous hollowcast method. These soldiers were hollow on the inside which allowed W. Britain to use less metal in eac... Read >
Author: L Scot

A Closer Look at Thixomolding

31st March 2011
The Thixomolding process appears to have taken over the magnesium casting market. The faster, environmentally friendly, and cheaper process spearheaded by Michigan based Thixomat Corporation has become the process used in cresting the magnesium products t... Read >
Author: Edward Tenn

The History of the Tap and Die

24th February 2011
Many metalworkers, DIY enthusiasts and mechanics use the tap and die on a regular basis. Many are familiar with its uses and potential. However, few people have ever heard the history behind such a wonderful tool. As with the invention of most every tool,... Read >
Author: William Gabriel

Types of Metalworking

08th February 2011
Metal working is a new kind of art. In fact, it dates back to hundred years. We can find a number of attractive designs and art on different types of metals. Earlier artisans were not so much lucky to use different types of improved equipments. They had t... Read >
Author: Andrew

Little Known Facts About Magnets

17th January 2011
Alnico magnets can be composed of many materials including copper, titanium, nickel, cobalt and aluminum. Alnico can sometimes be difficult to rework because it is made of such hard and brittle material. Rods, rings, discs, blocks, cylinders and horseshoe... Read >
Author: Murray Mccormick

Aluminum Casting- Everything You Wish To Know About Aluminum Casting

21st September 2010
Aluminum, the third most plentiful element on earth is a versatile metal that can be made into an array of diverse and extremely useful products, which is referred to as aluminum casting. This process involves the melting of an aluminum alloy, which is he... Read >
Author: robin singh

Why Wear Safety Shoes in the Workplace

06th August 2010
A startling 25% of all disability claims of the workers from around the world relate to foot injury.In the USA over 1,00,000 foot injuries occur in the workplaces every year,at a staggering estimated price tag of $ 1 billion.The crippling cost and distres... Read >
Author: ruhunaa sri

How to Create a Charm

15th March 2010
There are literally endless possibilities when it comes to the design of charms. Each and every design is produced by one of several different manufacturing processes. Knowing what to look for will help you determine how the different charms are made as w... Read >
Author: origo group

The pros and cons of cast iron cookware

19th July 2009
The use of cast-iron for cooking goes back over 2500 years albeit in Europe countries such as the UK have only used it for about 1000 years after it became popular when folk realised that complete pots with handles could be made using molten metal poured ... Read >
Author: skember

How A Challenge Coin Is Made?

02nd February 2009
Currently, there are two processes to produce military challenge coins. The die struck (stamped/minted) process and the die casted "hot molded" process. Both these processes produce level 1 (1D) level 2 (2D) and level 3 (3D) on challenge coins and are... Read >
Author: Jonathan Wingate

Metals used in Blacksmithing

16th December 2008
The term blacksmith has an interesting origin. The "smith" part of it comes from the old English word "smite" which means to hit. So a "smith" is someone whose work involves hitting and pounding to produce a finished product. Depending on the type of meta... Read >
Author: Chris Comstock

The Advantages of Metal Casting

22nd November 2008
Major industries in the United States are using metals for motor vehicles, oil field machinery, and power generation, among others. The discovery of metal casting or forming has paved the way to the success of many industries especially the automotive and... Read >
Author: Andrew Beene

Home Made Foundry, Home Metal Casting, Home Foundry Information

13th June 2008
The Do It Yourself movement is certainly not a new one. The term, DIY was popularized in the 1950s but the concept has been around for ages. The concept behind DIY is undertaking a variety of projects either home improvement, restoration, or arts and craf... Read >
Author: Kent Klein
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