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light met·al

a metal with a specific gravity of less than 4, for example, Li.
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FAIST Light Metals specializes in diecasting, machining and surface plating of components and assemblies, working with the telecom, automotive, electronics and industrial markets.
A highly strong but light metal has been created by the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, offering a material with a superior stiffness-to-weight ratio.
The biennial conference focuses on developments in the science, engineering, and technology associate with light metals, particularly aluminum, magnesium, and titanium alloys.
While the baling of most paper, plastic and light metal takes place inside (in all but the sunniest climates), baling iron and steel has customarily been an outdoor activity.
According to CSIRO Minerals researcher Shahriar Amini, 'recycled light metals are particularly susceptible to contamination.
Automakers have not yet taken this approach very seriously because they assumed reducing mass meant using light metals such as aluminum and magnesium, whose cost is barely justified to save gasoline that in the United States costs less than bottled water, and because they thought lightweighting would compromise safety in collisions with heavier vehicles.
Norweigan light metals company Elkem said its holdings in Swedish aluminium company Sapa had crossed the 50% barrier following a successful unconditional offer to purchase stock.
The Norwegian industrial group Norsk Hydro announced on its capital markets day today (8 January) that it planned to make investments of some NOK19bn in 2002, mainly within the Oil and Energy and Light Metals business areas.
Elsevier Science (New York) has begun the publication of four new journals, including Electronic Commerce, Journal of Light Metals, International Journal of Transport Management and Ecological Indicators.
Norsk Hydro light metals and plant nutrition group and Norway's largest public company, Louisville, Ky., has announced that in response to the high power rates in the Northwest, Goldendale Aluminum Company's smelter in the state of Washington will temporarily reduce production.