Alloys and Solders

Additive Manufacturing What is it?

January 17th 2017

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, rapid prototyping or freeform fabrication is a process in which layers of material are used to form three dimensional objects under computer control; opposed to Subtractive Manufacturing such as machining.

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Nickel Chrome Alloys and their uses

October 7th 2016

Nickel chrome alloys, or Nichrome as they are commonly known, are alloys that contain nickel, chromium and sometimes iron. The chemical formula is NiCr, or sometimes NiFeCr if iron is included.

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May 5th 2016

Metal can be used for many things but one thing it has always been popular as is a material used to sculpt. Below we take a look at some of the most famous metals sculptures worldwide and their significance.


February 20th 2016

Aluminium is a chemical element with the symbol AI and atomic number 13. It is the third most abundant element and the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust, making up approximately 8% of it. It has an extremely low density and is highly resistant to corrosion making it a popular metal for many everyday objects. Its chief uses are in the aerospace industry, food & beverage packaging, window frames and many more.

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