Many base metals need to be alloyed with other materials to help improve their mechanical and structural properties. In addition, metals may be added into the melt to remove impurities. Manganese is one such material that lends a range of positive characteristics and aspects when combined with other base metals and alloys. It is mainly…
Aside from the other metals listed throughout the site, Belmont welcomes inquiries regarding the following metals in pure form as well as alloying elements:
Used heavily in the Semi-Conductor Industry, Antimony in metallic form is bright, silvery, hard, and brittle; in non-metallic form, it is a grey powder
A high-melting, lightweight, corrosion-resistant, rigid, steel-gray metallic element used as a copper alloy for springs electrical contacts, and nonsparking tools
It is steely-gray, lustrous, hard and brittle metal which takes a high polish, resists tarnishing, and has a high melting point
This magnetic, silvery white metal with a faint bluish tinge is used in electroplating and for special alloys with particularly specific applications
A soft silvery metal that is used primarily as an agent that make alloys that melt at low tempratures. Gallium is also in electronics for various applications
A soft, silver-white metal that is used in several industrial applications, including heat-resistant glass and ceramics and high strength-to-weight alloys used in aircraft and batteries.
A light, silvery-white, moderately hard metallic element that is used in structural alloys, pyrotechnics, and flash photography.
A gray-white or silvery brittle element it is mainly known for use in alloying with steel, it is also alloyed with other metals to form highly ferromagnetic materials
A soft, grey, ductile metal, it is used in various superconducting materials as well as various applications in welding, electronics, optics, and jewelry.
A grey crystalline solid or brown amorphous powder, Silicon is used in transistors, rectifiers, solar cells, and for many alloys.
A rare, brittle, silvery-white metal, it is used to alloy stainless steel and lead, in ceramics, and in thermoelectric devices.
A strong, low-density, highly corrosion-resistant, lustrous white metallic element that is used to alloy aircraft metals for low weight, strength, and high temperature stability.
A greyish-white metallic element, it is used as a coating in nuclear and chemical plants, asa deoxidizer in steel, and alloyed with niobium in superconductive magnets.
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When it comes to tools, superalloys, magnets and batteries, cobalt is a key material used in manufacturing products we need in our daily lives. Purchasing this metal at an acceptable price and answering consumer demand can influence a manufacturer’s operations now and in the future. When looking at the price market, there has been drastic…
Semiconductors, machine bearings, and utensils are all made from varying amounts of metal alloys. Yet these items also possess one common factor: antimony. Antimony is a semi-metal element that comes in both a powdered form as well as a hard and brittle metal. Possessing a silvery, blush white appearance, this element is highly desired when…
Using minor metals from Belmont Metals in Brooklyn, NY can greatly improve your manufacturing process. These metals are often added to master alloys to improve certain desirable properties. For example, electrolytic manganese is often added to steel, aluminum and copper master alloys in order to increase the metal’s ferromagnetic properties. Types of Minor Metals and…
Minor metals are major players in high-tech innovation Typically the word “minor” refers to things of lesser importance, size or degree. Minor metals, however, are far from inferior—they are major players in a wide range of specialty, high-tech industries and used to create alloys with desirable mechanical properties, including deformability and corrosion resistance. Minor metals…