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light met·al

a metal with a specific gravity of less than 4, for example, Li.
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In response to customer input, the EOS 500 now has the option to include Iron, Nickel, Copper and Cobalt alloy calibrations, in addition to the existing light metal calibrations (e.
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.
The team is now considering how their process can be extended to products beyond light metals.
The combination of VAW and Hydro Light Metal, and Hydro Light Metal's ongoing overhead cost reduction programme, is expected to reduce annual costs by EUR200m by the end of 2003.
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.
Ixef boasts a low degree of crystallinity and low CLTE, comparable to that of light metals and their alloys.
New from Benz Materials Testing Instruments, Providence, RI, is the "TT2100" tensile tester that measures textiles, rubber, thin films, foils, leather, wire, plastics, composites and light metals.
The company's light metals division makes aluminum castings.
They are also examining use of light metals such as aluminium and graphite," he adds.