Year: 2019

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Zirconium: Deoxidation and Corrosion Resistance Properties for Copper

Metals such as copper are very popular in a range of industries including manufacturing, plumbing and construction. However, it can be prone to deformations when hot worked or during machining. The deformations can cause the metal to fail to keep its desired shape and impact its structure, especially during pipe bending processes. Adding zirconium can…

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Lithium’s Properties and Alloying Capabilities in Manufacturing Processes

When discussing lithium, most people associate this element to the lithium batteries that are found in computing devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablet devices. Yet lithium is a metal that is used throughout a range of commercial, manufacturing and industrial processes including the aviation and aerospace industries. The Properties of Lithium Lithium is considered…