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Non-Ferrous Metals

As defined, non-ferrous metals are those metals (and including alloys) that do not contain iron in measurable amounts.  These metals are more expensive than other metals because they offer benefits that are attractive to industrial manufacturers.  For example, aluminium is lightweight – perfect for the car industry; copper is a good conductor – ideal for electronic manufacturers; and zinc is resistant to corrosion – just what you need for batteries. Continue reading