Belmont Bulletin

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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…

Marine Engine Protection: Zinc Rods and Engine Anodes Preventing Corrosion

When thinking about marine operations, whether used in commercial, private or military applications, we typically think about boats and ships traveling long distances across ocean waters. Yet there’s also a range of other structures and equipment that are used in maritime operations. Oil and gas offshore platforms, construction equipment, and materials handling equipment used to…