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Corrosion

Corrosion

What is corrosion? From the chemical point of view, it is a natural, electrochemical process between the surface and the environment, converting a refined metal into a more stable form of oxides, hydroxides or sulfides.

Divine metals

Divine metals

Do you share our passion for metals and want to broaden your knowledge on various mill products? Here are some interesting facts about metals

Titanium in medical applications

Titanium in medical applications

A biomaterial is an artificial or of natural origin material, used to restore and fix biological structures in a purpose of recovering their functionalities and improving the quality of life of a patient. Such materials must show high strength and be able to withstand the patient’s every day activities.

Titanium in professional car tuning

Titanium in professional car tuning

Titanium elements used for professional car tuning may greatly decrease the weight of the exhaust system, influence its longevity and craft the sound of the car's engine. Why titanium? Titanium...

Titanium anodizing

Titanium anodizing

Anodizing is an electrochemical process used for surface treatment and finish. The process requires the element to be immersed in an electrolyte solution and acting as the anode. Then, applied electrical current splits water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen in a process called hydrolysis.

Machining titanium

Machining titanium

Titanium and its alloys are very durable materials, yet ductile and soft what makes them hard to machine. Low thermal conductivity and density make cutting materials greatly overheat. Machined material may join or adhere to the machining tools.