A “beautiful green future” awaits the global steel industry

Several conferences around the world in late second and early third decade of June have looked at the global transition to a carbon-free economy and its implications for the metals industry, among other issues.Richard Horrocks-Taylor, Global Head of Metals Research, Standard Chartered Bank, told the Qatar Economic Forum that the metals industry will be undergoing a radical transformation and relocation over the next 10-15 years. According to him, if earlier…

How Can Water Cut Through Steel? The Magic Of Waterjet Cutting

A waterjet is a tool used in machine shops to cut metal parts with a (very) high-pressure stream of water. As amazing as it sounds, if you get water flowing fast enough, it can actually cut metal. By Jessminder Kaur The key to cutting metal with water is to keep the spray coherent. Waterjets are able to cut because the spray is channelled through a very narrow jewelled nozzle at very…