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Heraeus Materials Technology GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

W. C. Heraeus has again and again produced innovations, transforming unusual technologies into viable industrial processes, thus developing into an important partner for companies in most branches of industry and research. The Precious Metals Technology of the Engineered Materials Division manufactu more

Alfa Aesar GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Alfa Aesar, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific is a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, metals, and life science products for research and development. For more than 50 years, scientists have relied on Alfa Aesar to supply high purity raw materials for a variety of research and dev more

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News Metals

  • Treated carbon pulls radioactive elements from water

    Researchers at Rice University and Kazan Federal University in Russia have found a way to extract radioactivity from water and said their discovery could help purify the hundreds of millions of gallons of contaminated water stored after the Fukushima nuclear plant accident. They reported that their more

  • X-ray imaging captures material defect process for the first time

    From blacksmiths forging iron to artisans blowing glass, humans have for centuries been changing the properties of materials to build better tools - from iron horseshoes and swords to glass jars and medicine vials. In modern life, new materials are created to improve today's items, such as stronger more

  • Liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing

    A father and son team in the START-UP NY program have invented a liquid metal printing machine that could represent a significant transformation in manufacturing. A breakthrough idea five years ago by former University at Buffalo student Zack Vader, then 19, has created a machine that prints three-d more

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Videos Metals

Calcium

Here's an update of our video about the element Calcium. more

Magnesium

We've made a new video about magnesium, the first "useful" metal on the periodic table. more

Strontium

Our new strontium video includes a trip to the village of Strontian, a flame test and some footage of nuclear explosions! more

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White papers Metals

  • Helpers of all sizes for analysts

    Geologists analyze soil samples, the oil industry studies crude oil, and the steel industry wants to know the composition of slag. These are completely different fields, but all begin the analysis process with a high-temperature fusion treatment of t more

Infographics Metals

Group 2 Elements

The second of a series of infographics on the groups of the periodic table, here some general properties of the group 2 elements are examined. As stated previously, these are primarily aimed at secondary school students, hence the relative simplicity and generality of the information presented. more

Group 1 Elements

I wanted to display all the key points about each group of elements, in a way that was both clear and engaging for the pupils – as a consequence, the information presented is relatively basic, so that it’s accessible for as many of the year groups as possible. I also tried to include some informatio more

The Chemistry of Fireworks

The colours in fireworks stem from a wide variety of metal compounds – particularly metal salts. ‘Salt’ as a word conjures up images of the normal table salt you probably use every day; whilst this is one type of salt (sodium chloride), in chemistry ‘salt’ refers to any compound that contains metal more

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Events Metals

Course
22-05 – 23-05
2017
Ottawa, CA

Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgists

Metals and alloys are used in a great variety of applications. Understanding how metals behave and how they can be obtained by processing raw materials is valuable to employees in this area. Extraction of metals applying various technologies, including physical separation, hydrometallurgy, pyrometal

Job offers Metals

  • European Application Engineer (Ferrous Feeding Systems)

    Foseco Europe our client based in Borken (Germany), is part of the Foundry Division of Vesuvius PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Provides market-leading products and solutions for improving foundry performance, Foseco operates in more than 30 countries and manufactures in 16 locations wor more

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Definition

Metal

Metal . In chemistry, a metal (Greek : Metallon) is an element that readily loses electrons to form positive ion s (cations) and has metallic bond s between metal atoms. Metals form ionic bonds with non-metals. They are sometimes described ... more

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