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Aluminum paint for high temperature treatments

Aluminum paint for high temperature treatments

Aluminum is a widely used material in many industries due to its properties of light weight, corrosion resistance and thermal conductivity. However, in applications involving high temperatures, it is essential to protect it properly to maintain its optimal...

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Steel industry: protective coatings for the steel industry

Steel industry: protective coatings for the steel industry

The steel industry, with its ability to transform iron into steel and other valuable materials, is a mainstay of the global economy. As the industry continues to evolve and expand, the need to protect the materials produced, thereby ensuring their durability and...

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Anti-corrosion coatings: innovative solutions with ATP Europe

Anti-corrosion coatings: innovative solutions with ATP Europe

What is corrosion and why it is important to protect your metals Corrosion is a natural process that leads to the gradual destruction or deterioration of metals due to chemical reactions with the surrounding environment. This phenomenon can be triggered by several...

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Metal casting: everything you need to know

Metal casting: everything you need to know

What is metal casting and why is it important? Metal casting represents a fundamental process in the manufacturing industry, consisting in the transformation of solid metals into a liquid state to form metal components. This process is of great importance in many...

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Nickel alloys: what they are, characteristics and properties

Nickel alloys: what they are, characteristics and properties

Nickel alloys represent a key category within the metallurgical landscape, with multiple applications in various industries. They are metal alloys in which nickel (Ni) is the main component, often combined with other metals such as iron (Fe), chromium (Cr), manganese...

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Gaseous cementation: a guide

Gaseous cementation: a guide

What is gas cementation? Gas cementation is a thermochemical process used in the metallurgical industry to improve the surface properties of metallic materials. This thermochemical treatment involves the introduction of chemical elements, typically carbon and...

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Ion Nitriding: definition, advantages and applications

Ion Nitriding: definition, advantages and applications

Ion nitriding is a fundamental technique in metallurgy and material processing, particularly with stainless steels. Here well’ explore in detail what ion nitriding is, its advantages and its many applications. What is ion nitriding? Ion nitriding is a thermochemical...

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Nitriding gas: what it is and why it is used

Nitriding gas: what it is and why it is used

Gaseous nitriding is a low-temperature thermochemical treatment process used to improve the surface properties of metal components, particularly alloy steel containing elements such as chromium, vanadium, molybdenum and aluminium, capable of forming nitrides. In this...

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Tool steels: characteristics and uses

Tool steels: characteristics and uses

Tool steels constitute an essential category of materials used in industries ranging from the automotive and aerospace sectors to the production of industrial equipment and precision instruments. Characterised by exceptional mechanical properties and wear resistance,...

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Drawing: what does it mean and what it is used for

Drawing: what does it mean and what it is used for

Drawing is one of the primary processes in metalworking, essential for the production of a large number of components and finished products. This mechanical process, widely used in the manufacturing industry, enables the production of wires, tubes and other metal...

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