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aerospace
Aerospace
We have a broad knowledge and years of experience in supporting the aerospace & defence industry. We supply a vast range of commercial and defence grade materials, including aluminium, steel and titanium, available in every shape and size.
construction & architecture
Construction & Architecture
thyssenkrupp Materials UK is now offering the only available on the UK construction and architectural market - continuous anodising on flat rolled aluminium products, whilst still in coil form, alongside a convenient de-coiling to size service.

The Foundry: Discover the latest articles from our knowledge hub

drilling stainless steel

How to drill stainless steel

Stainless steel is best known for its strength and ability to withstand corrosion. These properties quickly become the greatest foes when drilling stainless steel.

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How to calculate ductility

One of the core factors to consider when choosing a metal for a specific project is its ductility. Determining the ductility of metal is more crucial when the metal in question is going to be used in high tension applications.

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tempering of steel

Tempering Steel

After the quenching process, steel becomes hard and brittle. To toughen up steel and make it strong again, steel is taken through tempering, which further hardens and increases the toughness of the material.

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welding of aluminium

Types of Welding Used for Aluminium

Welding aluminium is unique, compared to welding other common materials like steel, because of its chemistry and tendency to crack. To successfully weld aluminium, you need to follow procedures and special considerations. 

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