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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.

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 a partnership of four leading metalcasting industry associations, and combines the expertise of leading academic researchers and industry experts. AMC is a metalcasting technology development program for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

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 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 Vacuum Society (AVS)
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. The AVS is comprised of 10 technical divisions, 2 technical groups, 18 local-area chapters and about 6000 members worldwide. The Society provides stimulating symposia, short courses, and educational outreach both at the national and local levels.

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.

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.

Arrow Cryogenics
Arrow Cryogenics provides a variety of finishing, cleaning, and cryogenic (deep freeze) processing of materials to improve their properties

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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.

CINDAS LLC is a private company formed exclusively to disseminate materials properties data collected and analyzed by the Center for Information and Numerical Data Analysis and Synthesis (CINDAS) at Purdue University. Several materials databases and handbooks are available.

Cleveland Cliffs
Cleveland Cliffs, the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America, is now the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America folowing the acquisition of ArcelorMittal USA and AK Steel.

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
A producer of high quality tool steels and specialty alloys.

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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

Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC)
The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) focuses on collecting, analyzing, processing, and disseminating scientific and technical information to federal government and DoD users.

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.
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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InterCorr International Was Acquired By Honeywell
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.

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
The Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering (JSCE) was established around 1995 to provide a free electronic-only journal to authors and readers.

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.

Metal Suppliers Online
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.

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A
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. 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 NASA Technical Reports Server provides access to NASA metadata records, full-text online documents, images, and videos. Information includes conference papers, journal articles, meeting papers, patents, research reports, images, movies, and technical videos - scientific and technical information (STI) created or funded by NASA.

NASA Scientific and Technical Information Server
Welcome to the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Office's HTTP server, part of the World Wide Web (WWW) information system network. This server is run by the NASA Center for Aerospace Information (CASI).

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

National Center for Excellence in Metalworking Technology (NCEMT)
NCEMT is a national resource for the improvement of the technical and competitive posture of the United States of America's civil-military industrial base through effective transition of leading edge technologies for the application of conventional and advanced materials in Department of Defense (DOD) and commercial engineering systems. NCEMT activities are focused on casting technology, forming technology, joining technology, powder metallurgy & ceramic materials, and surface treatment. The NCEMT, located in Johnstown, PA, is operated by Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) for the US Navy's Manufacturing Science & Technology (MS&T) Program.

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.

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. Center for Computational Sciences
The Center for Computational Sciences(CCS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is one of the two High Performance Computing Research Centers established by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to provide state-of-the-art resources for Grand Challenge computing. The CCS serves as the ORNL focal point for the US High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program, and is home to the Computational Center for Industrial Innovation (CCII), a DOE National User Facility. CCS is also a partner in the High Performance Storage Systems (HPSS) CRADA. CCS is a member of the Coalition of Academic Supercomputing Centers (CASC). Collaborate primarily on Grand Challenges such as Materials Simulation, and Groundwater Transport and Remediation. Be sure to see their Gallery of Visualization for Scientific Computing.

Oak Ridge Centers for Manufacturing Technology
The Oak Ridge Centers for Manufacturing Technology was established to draw upon the manufacturing and fabrication capabilities at Y-12 and to mesh those capabilities with the research and development skills at ORNL and the Center for Environmental Technology and Center for Waste Management at K-25. These facilities are owned by the federal government through DOE and are managed by Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. PQR

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Reynolds Metals World Wide Web Server
Millions of people each day come into contact with products made by our company, whether it is Reynolds Wrap®; household foil, an aluminum beverage can, or building material purchased at one of our supply centers. The very diversity of our fabricated products distinguishes us from others in the aluminum industry. We have set out to build on this powerful position both here in the United States and in other key markets around the world where we have identified opportunities for strategic profitable growth. The foundation for this growth is a strong belief in the contribution that our products can make to people's lives worldwide in the 21st century. We are pleased to provide you extensive information about Reynolds and its products through this 21st century tool, the World Wide Web.

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.

Rockwell Science Center Materials Science
Materials research and development at Rockwell Science Center is pursued from the view of a material user, rather than a supplier. Optimum use of advanced, application-specific materials and processes requires research in two broad areas. The first is the characterization, improvement and control of specific aspects of the function of a material as well as the evaluation of its performance and life cycle factors. Our objective extends beyond developing and characterizing a particular material to creating knowledge flow to our division counterparts to facilitate implementation of structures and devices in Rockwell systems. The second focus of our research is on manufacturing science, where substantial improvements in yield and performance can be achieved through understanding and optimizing processes. In addition to research and development, Materials Science serves as a corporate base of knowledge for consulting and short-term problem-solving in critical areas related to materials and processes.

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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.

Shape Memory Applications, Inc.
At this site we will be providing technical information on NiTi shape memory and superelastic alloys, as well as an overview of the products, services, and capabilities we offer here at SMA, Inc. Shape Memory Applications, Inc. is an established leader in the NiTi industry, offering a broad spectrum of NiTi products and services.

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 Navy Joining Center
The Navy Joining Center (NJC) is a national resource committed to developing, deploying and disseminating materials joining technology to the US Navy, its contractors, and US industry.

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

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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
Newly added is a searchable database of patent abstracts, going back to 1976.

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 Corporation
United Technologies is a $20 billion corporation that provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace, building and automotive industries worldwide. UTC's best-known products include Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, Otis elevators and escalators, Carrier heating and air conditioning systems, Sikorsky helicopters, Hamilton Standard aerospace systems and UT Automotive components and systems. The corporation also supplies equipment and services to the US space program. UTC has some 168,000 employees and more than 200 major manufacturing facilities in 27 US states and 27 countries

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Vanport Steel International, Inc.
We provide 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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Wakefield Corp.
Producer of precision sintered metal parts. While a large majority of powder pressed at Wakefield is ferrous, we still produce a substantial amount of bronze, copper, brass, and stainless steel parts. In the ferrous category, we work with prealloyed low alloy steels, copper and nickel steels, air hardening steels and free-machining alloy systems. Further, we have blending expertise and equipment to develop and furnish special materials for specific applications. Site provides description of powered metal process, case histories, powdered metal blends material data and physical properties.

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 Engineer's Weld Pool
A great place for information on welding, with over 200 pertinent links to web, gopher, ftp, and newsgroups sites to access information from. Topics covered include Education, Processes and Methods, Research and Development, Fabrication and Repair, Trade Groups, and Standards.

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

Zipperling Kessler & Co.
The Most Innovative Source of Masterbatches, Compounds, Organic Metals (polyaniline, for corrosion protection by passivation) and Research.