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What is Galvanneal?

Thursday, 21st of June 2018

Applying a thin metal barrier - or sacrificial coating - to a base material is a powerful form of protection against oxidation and other forms of corrosion. Galvanising is a common form of metal protection whereby iron or steel is coated with a zinc-plating

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3 Safety Tips To Remember When Welding Metal

Friday, 31st of March 2017

All construction and raw materials work is full of safety hazards. Welding, for example, is a particular process that requires extensive hazard-prevention training at the professional level. However, hobbyists or learners have to take their own responsibility

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Where Will The Next Metal Innovation Come From?

Thursday, 16th of February 2017

At certain key points in history, scientists and inventors have accelerated the production of metal dramatically. There will be many demands on future manufacturing, stretching both our production and environmental limits. A new advancement in material and

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How Do I Become A Metallurgist?

Friday, 23rd of September 2016

The study of metals remains one of the most exciting scientific fields today. Its developing technologies that could revolutionise tomorrow, and is even turning fictional possibilities (like the made-up metal in Wolverine’s claws) into actual probabilities.

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Aluminium Recycling: How it’s done and why it matters

Monday, 8th of August 2016

Aluminium is the centrepiece of modern recycling. Its reuse requires just 5% of the energy used to make new stocks, leading to major reduction in carbon emissions. In this blog post, we’ll cover some of the ways how aluminium is recycled from scrap metal,

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