Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2008
Los Angeles-based American Elements announced the further expansion of its production facilities for all refractory metals and related metals such as beryllium, titanium, hafnium and zirconium. The refractory metals include tungsten, molybdenum, niobium, tantalum and rhenium. A new sales product group, AE Refractory Metals™, will serve the growing demand for these metals with engineering and technical support.
Refractory Metals are a class of transition metals with extreme temperature and corrosion tolerance making them useful in many growing high technology applications including advanced lighting, superconducting materials, high temperature lubricants, catalysts and nuclear energy.
The new production capacity will affect deliveries beginning in Q2 2008 however orders from existing and new customers for current delivery are being processed now. This will expand American Elements' production of tungsten, molybdenum, niobium, tantalum, hafnium and zirconium in all forms including rod, wire, ribbon, tube, sheet, and plates, as well as, high purity thin film coating materials for evaporation and deposition such as sputtering targets, pellets and foil.
For further technical and pricing information on American Elements products, please visit us at http://www.americanelements.com or contact your local American Elements distributor or American Elements U.S. corporate headquarters at (1)310-208-0551, FAX (1)310-208-0351. American Elements is America's leading manufacturer and supplier of engineered and advanced material products with distribution offices in Europe, Asia, South America and India.