Put in the simplest terms, ferrous metals are those which contain iron, whilst non ferrous metals don’t have any iron content. There are, however, other differences between the two types of metal which have a strong bearing upon the tasks which they are usually called upon to perform. Ferrous Metals The following are ferrous metals and … Continue reading Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals and their Uses
When ordering metal, most people specify a particular size and shape of the material, and the processes employed to ensure that the raw metal meets this specification are varied and broadly flexible. Since metal is, by definition, extremely tough and therefore difficult to cut, a range of devices and measures have had to be developed, … Continue reading The Different Forms and Processes of Metal Cutting
The term ‘rare earth metals’ refers less to the quantity of these substances which can be found on earth, and more to the difficulty inherent in extracting them. Since substances such as Cerium, which is vital to the production of any polished glass product, rarely exist in a pure form but instead mix with all … Continue reading What Are Some of the Rarest Metals on Earth Used For?