Copper

Bronze

Bronze is an alloy that consists primarily of copper with the addition of tin & sometime arsenic, phosphorus, aluminum, manganese, and silicon. All of these ingredients produce an alloy much harder than copper alone. Bronze is of dull-gold color. The difference between bronze and brass is that bronze will have faint rings on its surface. Bronze Applications Bronze is used in the…

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Copper

Copper and Copper Alloys

There are more than 400 copper alloys, each with a unique combination of properties, to suit many applications, manufacturing processes and environments. Pure copper has the best electrical and thermal conductivity of any commercial metal. Today, over half of the copper produced is used in electrical and electronic applications and this leads to a convenient classification of the types of copper…

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Aluminium

Aluminium Alloys

Aluminum alloys – Aluminum (Al) + alloying elements like copper, magnesium, manganese, silicon, tin and zinc. There are mainly two type of Aluminum alloys, casting alloys and wrought alloys. They are further subdivided into heat-treatable or non-heat-treatable alloys. About 85% of aluminum is used for wrought products like rolled plate, foils and extrusions. Cast aluminum alloys have low tensile strength…

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Steel

Steel Numbering Systems

There are two major numbering systems used by the steel industry, the first developed by the American Iron & Steel Institute (AISI), and the second by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Both of these systems are based on four digit code numbers when identifying the base carbon and alloy steels. There are selections of alloys that have five digit codes instead.…

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Steel

Tool Steel

Tool steels comprise carbide-forming elements such as chromium, vanadium, molybdenum and tungsten in different combinations. They also contain cobalt or nickel which improves their high-temperature performance. They are generally heat-treated to improve the hardness and used for stamping, forming, shearing and cutting metals and forming of plastics. They are classified according to their composition and properties into various categories. Cold…

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Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an alloy of Iron with a minimum of 10.5% Chromium (typically between 10-20%). Chromium produces a thin layer of oxide on the surface of the steel known as the ‘passive layer’. This prevents any further corrosion of the surface. Stainless Steel is valued due to its high corrosion resistance. Stainless steel is about 200 times more resistant…

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Alloy Steel

Alloy steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel. Alloy steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing,…

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Products

Valves and its 5 Major Functions

What are Valves? Valves are type of mechanical devices that controls the flow and pressure within a system or process. They are important components of a piping system that flows liquids, gases, vapours, slurries etc. There are many types of valves available for different application: Gate Valve, Globe Valve, Plug Valve, Ball Valve, Butterfly Valve, Check Valve, Diaphragm Valve, Pinch…

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Supply Market Intelligence

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What is Bearing & It’s application?

Bearings is a mechanical device that help to reduce friction between rotating shaft or linear bodies.Ball bearings have spherical rolling elements and are used for lower load applications, while roller bearings use cylindrical rolling elements for heavier load carrying requirements. Linear bearings are used for linear movements along shafts and may also have rotational capabilities.Source Link …