Month: November 2020

copper alloy rings
Adding Iron into Copper Alloys: Properties and Advantages

Many of the metals used in applications are the combinations of several different types of materials. The reason for this is quite simple. Many pure metals have the unique properties we need in certain types of applications. Such as in the case of copper, this metal offers excellent corrosion resistance in saltwater environments. It also…

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Current Outlook for Commodity Prices: Copper, Tin, Nickel, and Zinc

The U.S. Geological Survey says that prices for such base metals as copper, tin, nickel, and zinc mostly depend on supply, demand, the economy, and very often, politics. For instance, prices might rise because of a new tariff that affects all commodities, or they may fall because of economic conditions that reduce production demand for…