In one of the biggest years for our business, we’re looking forward to one of the most important dates on the global aerospace calendar. As the main event appearance of our 125th anniversary year, we’re inviting friends old and new to connect and congratulate with Castle Metals at the Paris International Air Show in June. … Continue reading Countdown to Paris Air Show 2015
In celebration of Europe retaining the Ryder Cup in 2014, we’re reposting this cool infographic originally shared by our American Colleagues over on the A.M. Castle & Co. blog: Which Metals Make the World’s Most Magnificent Trophies? We’re ever so slightly proud that Europe remain to be listed as current holders of the Ryder Cup!
The use and development of what we refer to as superalloys has been mainly propelled and supported by aerospace and aircraft industries; driven by the need for high strength materials that can withstand ridiculously high temperatures and resist creeping. Superalloys are widely used in aircraft engines, gas turbines, rocket engines and even chemical plants. The … Continue reading Super Alloys in Space – Metals in the Aerospace Industry
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