Top 5 Recent Scientific Metal Discoveries

Top 5 Recent Scientific Metal Discoveries

Tuesday, 21st of June 2016

Two-hundreds years ago, no one had even heard of aluminium. Nowadays, you are always surrounded by it. This is a good demonstration how discovery and ingenuity can help reshape our modern world, and why something that’s just a curiosity today could be the

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The Historic Uses of Aluminium

The Historic Uses of Aluminium

Friday, 27th of February 2015

Despite the fact that aluminium angles and its other handy shapes continue to find new, dominant ground in construction, our favoured non-ferrous metal has a long and rich history almost everywhere. For over 200 years, advancements in metallurgy have

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Top 5 Historic Breakthroughs in Metallurgy

Top 5 Historic Breakthroughs in Metallurgy

Thursday, 11th of December 2014

Both the advancements in metalworking and their advancers tend not to get as much press as other scientific or technological discoveries. This could be because their immediacy doesn't always transcend to personal areas such as health or medicine, but nevertheless

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Infographic: The History Of Stainless Steel

Infographic: The History Of Stainless Steel

Wednesday, 24th of September 2014

A little under a year ago we published an article on the History Of Stainless Steel – starting a little over 5000 years ago, at the advent of widespread iron use, and leading all the way up to the discovery of stainless steel in the early 1900s.

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Where Did Blacksmithing Get Its Name? (And Other Facts You Didn't Know)

Where Did Blacksmithing Get Its Name? (And Other Facts You Didn't Know)

Friday, 31st of January 2014

Blacksmiths. Most people have heard of them, the majority know roughly what they do, yet hardly anyone has seen them in action. Although an essential job, the role of a blacksmith is not one that people in the modern era are overly familiar with. A simple

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