Metal Glossary 

Here you will find a plethoraof  terms and definitions about metal, metal processing and standard conditions of metal. Metal meaning any type of the following: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Nickel Alloys, Copper, Brass, Bronze and Alloy Steel.

AMS – Abbreviation for Aerospace Material Specification.
ANSI – Abbreviation for American National Standards Institute.
ASME – Abbreviation for American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
ASTM – Abbreviation for American Society for Testing and Materials.

Age Hardening
An aging process which results in increased strength and hardness.


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