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Conductivity In Metals

What Is Conductivity in Metals?

November 23, 2020

Conductivity in metal is a measure of a material’s ability to transmit heat, or electricity (or sound).  The reciprocal of conductivity is resistance, or the ability to reduce the flow of those. An understanding of a material’s tendency to conduct may be a critical factor in the selection of that material for a given application.…

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Non Ferrous Metal Casting

What Is Non-Ferrous Metal? What are Non-Ferrous metals?

November 23, 2020

Non-ferrous metals or alloys is defined as are materials that are not iron-based like their ferrous counterparts. The difference between ferrous alloys and non-ferrous alloys is ferrous metals contain iron making most of their metals a magnetic property. Non-ferrous metals are found in the Earth as chemical compounds. The most important non-ferrous metals happen to…

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Petrochemical Tubes

Petrochemical Rapid Shutdowns: How to Choose a Rapid Response Metal Casting Supplier

September 4, 2020

Planned turnarounds are regular occurrences in the life cycle of a petrochemical plant. Every few years, a plant will go offline for a few weeks to upgrade capital equipment, perform regular maintenance, or improve worker safety – all activities that cannot take place while a plant is operational. When properly executed, a planned turnaround limits…

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