Enabling industrial development
As well as possessing useful functions in the objects we see all around us, metals are vital in the manufacturing processes of many other products.
In manufacturing, the strength and hardness of metals, like titanium, means that they make ideal cutting and pressing tools. Metals also make hazardous industrial processes possible. The production equipment that handles corrosive materials for example needs to be extremely durable and corrosion-resistant. Metals offer many other advantages in this regard.< Previous page Next page >