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Steel & Its Properties

October 9th, 2018

What is steel? Steel is an alloy made up of iron and carbon along with various other elements. You’ll notice that definition is pretty lax. The World Steel Organization states that there are over 3,500 grades of steel. The amount of carbon, additional alloying elements, and level of impurities essentially determine what grade of steel […]

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Polymet was excited to work with NASA Glenn Research Center to extrude samples of their unique alloy for testing. “In this video, NASA conducts a flight test to investigate the ability of a shape-memory alloy to fold the outer portions of wings in flight. NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland provided the nickel-titanium alloy, and worked with Boeing Research & Technology to integrate the material […]

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Hardfacing is a welding process used to apply a material with increased hardness, ductility, erosion-resistance, and/or corrosion-resistance relative to the base (parent) material. It is also commonly referred to as cladding or hardsurfacing. Due to hardfacing materials improved properties, a part’s service life is prolonged. Hardfacing can be applied to new part to offer a […]

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When faced with a decision on what kind of hardfacing product to use, one of the first questions you should be asking is “what kind of wear am I up against?”. Keep in mind – you will often encounter more than one type of wear at a time. While there are many types and combinations […]

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Polymet’s New Address

June 5th, 2017

Please be sure to send all correspondence to our new address! 7397 Union Centre Blvd.  West Chester, Ohio 45014

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Polymet Celebrates 50th Anniversary

January 24th, 2017

  2017 marks Polymet’s 50th year in business. What started as a small manufacturing plant, has grown into an industry giant. Polymet is known for meticulously designing unique, high quality products for the worlds most critical wear problems. Polymet has lot in store this year. The first quarter of 2017 we will be moving into a […]

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    Though not exhibiting this year, Polymet is very excited to be ramping up for the Valve World Americas Expo in Houston next week. “We are very excited to be able to meet with some of our existing customers and meet potential new customers” – Bob Unger, Polymet Sales Manager. Polymet specializes in manufacturing nickel […]

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Polymet is excited to introduce Vecalloy 752 to it’s product line. This game-changing alloy has been specifically designed to perform in aggressive environments where impact, abrasive wear, and erosive wear are factors. Vecalloy 752 is an iron-based alloy which grows extremely hard, near spherical, tungsten boride particles throughout the entire weld bead thickness. Vecalloy 752 […]

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