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Why precious metals and diamond rings disrupt our environment
On average, for every carat that is mined from the ground, up to 250 tons of the earth are removed - alongsi
From a new floor plan to the construction of a new dwelling, people across the UK have been focusing their energy and attention on their homes over the last 18 months, maximising on spaces in which they can work, play, and relax.
What is the strongest metal?
How can you test the strength of metal?
The strength of metal can be measured using different scales; tensile strength, compressive strength, yield strength, surface hardness, and impact strength. Ea
What is the difference between ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals?
Before we explore the different properties and characteristics of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, it’s important to understand the fundamental difference between the two; ferrou
What is diamond plate, and what is it used for?
Diamond plate is a specialist category of sheet metal stock characterised by a repeated, raised pattern on one side. It is alternatively known as checker plate, chequered plate, or tread plate. Diamond
What is S275 steel?
S275 steel is a general-purpose structural steel that is used widely in the construction industry due to its strength and workability properties. S275 is a low carbon steel most commonly supplied as plate, round, or f
What is a magnet?
A magnet is an object that generates a magnetic field, these always contain metal, however, not all metals are magnetic. Magnets are almost everywhere you look, in applications as tiny as microchips all the way up to industrial mot
What causes corrosion?
Corrosion is the process where metal degrades as it comes into physical contact with a gas or liquid. This contact causes an electrochemical reaction which results in oxidisation on the metal’s surface and is often visible t
Despite getting better as a nation at recycling, there is still a high amount of recyclable metal going to landfill. Only an estimated 70% of aluminium cans are recycled globally¹, and a lot of items that end up in the tip could have been recycled.
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