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ASM International
ASM International is the society for materials engineers and scientists, a worldwide network dedicated to advancing industry, technology and applications of metals and materials.

AVS Science and Technology Society (formerly American Vacuum Society)
The AVS Science and Technology Society is a nonprofit organization which promotes communication, dissemination of knowledge, recommended practices, research, and education in the use of vacuum and other controlled environments to develop new materials, process technology, devices, and related understanding of material properties for the betterment of humanity. Founded in 1953, AVS has 10 technical divisions and 2 technical groups that encompass a range of established as well as emerging science and technology areas. There are also 16 regional chapters, 1 international chapter, 1 international affiliate, and 7 student chapters that promote communication and networking for professionals and students within a geographical region. There are approximately 4,500 members worldwide.

Alcoa Inc.
Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina.

Alloy Tech
Metal Suppliers Online is the largest and most active metals industry site on the Internet today. Regularly visited by more than 19,000 metals buyers and engineers, the site is used to locate and communicate with metals suppliers, as well as to research materials property data.

Aluminum Association
The Aluminum Association, Inc. is the trade association for US producers of primary aluminum, recyclers and semi-fabricated aluminum products.

The American Chemical Society ACSWeb
This WWW server provides information on the American Chemical Society products and services. The ACS is the world's largest scientific society and has a membership of nearly 150,000 chemists and chemical engineers. The Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering scientific education and research, and promoting public understanding of science. The major divisions of the American Chemical Society provide services to chemical professionals, government, and the public at large.

American Foundry Society
AFS assists member companies and individuals to effectively and efficiently manage all production operations, to profitably market their products and services, and to equitably manage their employees. AFS also promotes the interests of the foundry industry before the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.

American Iron and Steel Institute
For over a century, North American steel producers have left their day-to-day rivalries behind to work as partners and members of the American Iron and Steel Institute in furthering its mission to promote steel as the material of choice and enhance the competitiveness of the North American steel industry and its member companies.

American Metalcasting Consortium
The American Metalcasting Consortium (AMC) is providing direct support to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) through new technology, improved processes, and technical expertise in the procurement of metalcastings to ensure warfighter readiness. The AMC, consisting of industry experts, their technical associations, and the leading metalcasting research universities, have joined together to directly assist the DLA mission of best-value support to the warfighter.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. The Institute's mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.

American Society of Engineering Technology (ASET)
The purpose of this society is to promote further recognition of Engineering Technology as a major engineering education program. The Student Chapter of the ASET will work to promote a professional and social atmosphere among Engineering Technology students and to increase industrial and public acceptance of Engineering Technology.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Founded in 1898, ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization that provides a global forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Over 30,000 individuals from 100 nations are the members of ASTM International, who are producers, users, consumers, and representatives of government and academia. In over 130 varied industry areas, ASTM standards serve as the basis for manufacturing, procurement, and regulatory activities. Formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM International provides standards that are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems, and commercial transactions around the globe.

American Welding Society
The mission of AWS is to provide products and services to our members and our industry which will advance the science, technology and application of materials joining throughout the world.

ArcelorMittal USA
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company. ArcelorMittal USA is the number one steel producer in the United States, formed from the combination of ArcelorMittal’s existing US business, Ispat Inland, with the assets of International Steel Group. ArcelorMittal USA is a major supplier to the North American automotive industry as well as to the broader transportation sector, serving customers in the trucking, off-highway, agricultural-equipment, and railway industries. ArcelorMittal USA also has a strong customer base in the appliance, office furniture, electrical motors, packaging, industrial machinery, and other manufacturing sectors, as well as the distribution and service-center industry.

Architecture, Engineering, & Construction (AEC) InfoCenter
AEC InfoCenter serves the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Home Building industry by providing valuable resource material on line and free of charge. These resources are available to the public so they may easily find information on services and products currently available.

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Carpenter Technology Corp.
Uniquely qualified to serve your specialty metals requirements. We, at Carpenter, are committed to total customer satisfaction. This Internet based customer service application is one more way for us to accomplish our goal to better serve the specialty metals industry

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society , provides a broad range of scientific information products, from focused topical publications to comprehensive online resources. CAS also offers various specialized services and worldwide customer support. Includes STN Internationals online database services.

Copper Development Association
Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA) is a U.S-based, not-for-profit association of the global copper industry, influencing the use of copper and copper alloys through research, development and education, as well as technical and end-user support. CDA is committed to promoting the proper use of copper materials in sustainable, efficient applications for business, industry and the home.

Corrosion Materials
A processor of high nickel alloys with machining and welding capability. Contains a listing of all stocked alloys and products with technical data, along with a useful chart of alloy and form specifications.

Crucible Industries, LLC
Crucible Industries is a leading producer and supplier of high quality specialty steel products including CPM powder metal products, tool steels, high speed steels, and stainless steels.

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A joint effort by the US Department of Defense and the Defense Technical Information center, DefenseLINK carries DoD news releases, contract award announcements (for awards of $5 million or more), memoranda for correspondents, press advisories, daily public schedules for the Secretary and Deputy

Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Scientific and Techical Information (OSTI)
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information provides access to a wealth of energy, science, and technology research and development (R&D) information from the Manhattan Project to the present.

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Eastern Alloys
Eastern manufactures world-class zinc alloys using state-of-the-art processing technology. The zinc products are marketed under the EAZALL trade name and manufactured in Eastern's modern 100,000-square-foot plant on a 90-acre site in Maybrook, New York, 60 miles north of New York City.

Edison Welding Institute
The Edison Welding Institute is dedicated to uniting people and technology by enhancing US manufacturing through improved materials joining technology. EWI advances all aspects of materials joining technology and applies these developments to the shop floor of member companies who represent a broad range of joining needs, from conventional materials and processes to advanced composites and automation.

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Fachinformationszentrum (FIZ) Karlsruhe is a nonprofit organization set up to provide information and information services for academic and industrial research & development, as well as for business and administration. In cooperation with its partners in the USA and Japan, FIZ Karlsruhe is operating the host STN International, offering public access to databases with scientific, technical, and supplementary business information, including patents.

Federal Register
A true clearinghouse of information available from the US government, with access to the Federal Register, the US budget, and more.
The home page of the finishing industry. Anodizing, conversion coating, electroplating, electroless plating, phosphatizing, powder coating, printed circuits, and the allied surface finishing arts spoken here. From producing it in-house to finding the right company to deliver it to your door

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Government Contractor Resource Institute
This site is designed to assist those seeking to do business with the federal government. Included is the Commerce Business Daily-a searchable listing of all contracts and opportunities with the US government over $25,000, a searchable listing of regulatory information such as the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the ability to post and look for teaming and joint venture opportunities, and financing opportunities including lenders, leasing, and equity sources.

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The Historical Metallurgy Society
The Historical Metallurgy Society was established in 1962, to record and encourage the preservation of early blast furnaces in the United Kingdom. It quickly extended its scope and now covers all aspects of metallurgical history across the world, both ferrous and nonferrous.

Hitchiner Manufacturing Co.
The world's leading supplier of commercial investment castings to industry. Hitchiner produces both ferrous and nonferrous castings at production facilities located in New Hampshire, Missouri and Mexico. Markets served includes automotive, aerospace, hand tools, electronic equipment, medical, sporting goods and much more. The Hitchiner Home Page includes a history of the investment casting process, an explanation of the basics of the process, a company profile and current job offerings.

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Inland Steel (now ArcelorMittal)
Inland Steel (no longer in existence) is part of ArcelorMittal Steel. ArcelorMittal USA is the number one steel producer in the United States, formed from the combination of ArcelorMittal’s existing US business, Ispat Inland, with the assets of International Steel Group. The company's focus is on value-added products and services that help customers improve quality, reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their manufacturing operations.

InterCorr International
InterCorr International, Inc. was established in Houston, Texas in 1982 to provide contract technical services for corrosion testing and research, materials evaluation, qualification, consulting and failure analysis to industries experiencing problems with corrosion.It describes capabilities for materials and corrosion consulting, lab/field testing, technology transfer and training, research and knowledge based software tools for materials selection and prioritization of inspection of industrial plant and operating equipment. It also has links to many materials and corrosion resources on the Internet. InterCorr, Inc. works with over 600 major organizations in 28 countries worldwide. Its web site provides information for companies and individuals interested in material and corrosion technology to minimize failures, reduce downtime and optimize performance.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 100 countries, one from each country. ISO is a non-governmental organization established in 1947. The mission of ISO is to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.

International Union of Materials Research Societies
The International Union of Materials Research Societies was established in 1991 as an international association of technical groups or societies which have an interest in promoting interdisciplinary materials research. The objectives of the Union include; to facilitate international cooperation among materials research organizations; to contribute to the advancement of materials research in all its aspects; to advance the multidisciplinary nature of materials research internationally; to promote information exchange among national or regional societies with interests in interdisciplinary materials research, and to work to coordinate their activities; to promote communication of international materials research activities through appropriate media; and to encourage well established materials research symposia to rotate through available meeting sites of materials research societies.

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Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering

Journal of Materials Research

Journal of Material Science Online

Journal of Metals
JOM: The Member Journal of The Minerals, Metal & Materials Society. Exploring traditional, innovative, and revolutionary issues in the minerals, metals, and materials fields.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory Materials Science and Technology Division
Los Alamos materials researchers have contributed to a host of programs relating to national defense, energy, space, environment, transportation, and biotechnology in the areas of synthesis, processing, fabrication, characterization, and modeling.

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Materials Research Society
The Materials Research Society is dedicated to goal-oriented basic and applied research on materials of technological importance. MRS emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to materials science and engineering, inspiring cooperation among scientists from industry, academia, and government.

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions
Met Trans A (Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science) publishes contributions monthly on all aspects of physical metallurgy and materials science, with a special emphasis on relationships among the processing, structure, and properties of materials. Met Trans B (Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science) publishes contributions bi-monthly on the theoretical and engineering aspects of the processing of metals and other materials, including studies of electro-and physical chemistry, mass transport, modeling, and related computer applications.

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
Although the activities of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMs) are varied, ranging from the publication of technical articles and the sponsorship of international conferences to the administration of university accreditation programs and the facilitation of career development, one principal vision guides all of what the Society is and does: In every sense, TMs must be operated by and for members of the materials science and engineering field. U

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NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
The NTRS is a valuable resource for researchers, students, educators, and the public to access NASA's current and historical technical literature and engineering results. Over 500,000 aerospace-related citations, over 200,000 full-text online documents, and over 500,000 images and videos are available.

NASA Scientific and Technical Information Server
STI (scientific and technical information) is the collected set of facts, analyses, and conclusions resulting from scientific, technical, and related engineering research and development efforts, both basic and applied. The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program was established to support the objectives of NASA’s missions and research. It is dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science.

NIST Physics Laboratory Physical Reference Data
Working closely with industry, NIST provides well-documented numeric data to scientists and engineers for use in technical problem-solving, research, and development. These recommended values are based on data extracted from the world's literature, assessed for reliability, and then evaluated to select the preferred value.

NIST Fundamental Physical Constants
This document gives the values of the basic constants and conversion factors of physics and chemistry resulting from the 1986 least-squares adjustment of the fundamental physical constants as published by the CODATA Task Group on Fundamental Constants and as recommended for international use by CODATA.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International)
NACE International was established in 1943 as NACE, and is the global leader in developing corrosion prevention and control standards, certification and education. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more.

National Metalworking Center (NMC)
The Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) was established in 1988 as one of the Centers of Excellence of the Office of Naval Research’s Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) program. NMC supports the Navy’s need to reduce acquisition and total ownership costs by developing and transitioning innovative metalworking and manufacturing solutions. Working with its government and industry partners, NMC drives technologies from research and development to application on Navy and other military weapon systems.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
NIST's primary mission is to promote US economic growth by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. It carries out this mission through a portfolio of four major programs: a rigorously competitive Advanced Technology Program; a grassroots Manufacturing Extension Partnership helping small and medium-sized companies adopt new technologies; a strong laboratory effort planned and implemented in cooperation with industry and focused on measurements, standards, evaluated data, and test methods; and a highly visible quality outreach program associated with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

National Technology Transfer Center
NTTC is the hub of a national network linking US companies with federal technologies. Those technologies can be converted into practical, commercially-relevant applications. Established by Congress to link US companies with federal laboratories to turn government research results into practical, commercially-relevant technology. Information about solicitations/RFP's, technology transfer resource, federal technologies available for utilization, and environmental technology gateway.

Navy Metalworking Center (NMC)
The Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) was established in 1988 as one of the Centers of Excellence of the Office of Naval Research’s Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) program. NMC supports the Navy’s need to reduce acquisition and total ownership costs by developing and transitioning innovative metalworking and manufacturing solutions. Working with its government and industry partners, NMC drives technologies from research and development to application on Navy and other military weapon systems.

Nickel Development Institute
You will find here a wealth of information about nickel and nickel-containing materials--how they are being used today to contribute to a more sustainable world.

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Oak Ridge National Lab Computational Sciences and Engineering Division
The Computational Sciences and Engineering Division is a major research division at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. CSED develops and applies creative information technology and modeling and simulation research solutions for National Security and National Energy Infrastructure needs. The mission of the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division is to enhance the country's capabilities in achieving important objectives in the areas of national defense, homeland security, energy assurance, and biomedical technology.

Oak Ridge National Lab Innovations In Manufacturing
Manufacturing and materials research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is focused on reducing the energy intensity of US industry, supporting development of new products, and strengthening our nation’s vitality. ORNL has collaborative relationships with more than 1,000 companies and distinction as the leading Department of Energy laboratory for R&D 100 Awards. ONRL has demonstrated the ability to work with US manufacturers to transition technologies that will drive manufacturing innovations in the coming decades.

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Reynolds Metals
Reynolds Metals was acquired by Alcoa in June 2000.

Robin Materials
Robin Materials, Inc. is a small business that has been operating since 1981. They specialize in metals, rare alloys and nonstandard sizes. They are familiar with military and commercial specifications. Their company is equipped for cutting metals to size, shearing, sawing, and forming to exact specifications.

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Sandia National Laboratories
Funded primarily by the US Department of Energy, Sandia design's all of the non-nuclear components of the nation's nuclear weapons. We also work closely with many US government and industry groups in various ways to help preserve the nation's security.

Society of Plastics Engineers
Their mission is to "promote the knowledge and education of plastics and polymers worldwide".

Steel Manufacturers Association Steelnet
The company members of the Steel Manufacturers Association ("SMA") accounted for almost 40% of US steel shipments in 1994. Electric furnaces consumed more than 41 million tons of scrap metal in 1994, recycling the scrap from nine million junked cars each year and additional massive tonnage of tin cans, old appliances and other discards. Our member company steel producers are the largest recyclers in the country. The SMA supports fair, open trade, a clean environment and progressive workforce policies. SMA companies provide jobs for 63,000 well-trained, well-compensated, highly productive and internationally competitive industrial workers.

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The Timken Company
The Timken Company is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy steels, and related components and assemblies. This link provides useful technical information for engineers, maintenance personnel, and students. Provides good information on bearing and steel properties and applications.

The Timken Company - Practical Data For Metallurgists
This handbook is a popular source of metallurgical information for technical experts, operations managers and engineering personnel. It lists standard steels, their chemical compositions, hardening abilities and tolerances.

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U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) OSTI
U.S. Department of Energy's(DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) provides access to a wealth of energy, science, and technology research and development (R&D) information from the Manhattan Project to the present.

US Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. In doing this, the USPTO fulfills the mandate of Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, of the Constitution that the Executive branch "promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respective discoveries." The USPTO plans to eventually provide all data products online at no charge. Most data products are already available from USPTO for no charge. A few products are available from USPTO for a fee, either because they are provided on physical media or because of bandwidth considerations. USPTO has made these products alternatively available online and at no charge from Google.

US Steel Corp.
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., manufactures and sells a wide variety of steel sheet, plate, tubular and tin products, coke, and taconite pellets. U. S. Steel is also involved in a number of other businesses, among them coal mining, mineral resources management, transportation (Transtar, Inc.), real estate development, technology licensing and engineering and consulting services (UEC Technologies LLC [UEC]), and leasing and financial services.

United Technologies
United Technologies (UTC) is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. Commercial businesses are Otis elevators and escalators and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire and security systems, building automation and controls. Aerospace businesses are Sikorsky aircraft and the UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems, including Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and UTC Aerospace Systems aerospace products. The company also operates a central research organization that pursues technologies for improving the performance, energy efficiency and cost of UTC products and processes.

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Vanport Steel International, Inc.
Vanport provides engineered residential steel framing packages for the domestic and international construction communities. Through the years we have accumulated in our library, a number of articles and floor plans relating to light gauge steel.

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The Welding Institute
TWI provides services to industry and individuals worldwide. It encompasses a professional engineering institution, an international training and certification activity, and a large consultancy R&D establishment dedicated to transferring technology to industry.

Welding Research Council
WRC provides a resource for: Cooperative Research Extensive Data Performance and Weldability

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Zion Industries, Inc.
Providing Induction Heat Treating Services, Equipment, and Hands-on Training