Archive for November, 2012


Posted: 30th November 2012 by admin in Trade Shows

Congratulations to Betty Workman of R&B Machining for winning our iPad Mini giveaway contest! This year at FABTECH in Las Vegas, attendees and exhibitors alike entered to win a free drawing by Polymet for a brand new, Apple iPad Mini. This was a great chance for us to connect with those walking the show and […]

Hard Bob – October 2012

Posted: 28th November 2012 by admin in arc spray wire, Cored Wire, Thermal Spray Wire

In case you missed the October issue, here it is! Welcome back for another round of Hard Coatings with Hard Bob! In this article we are focusing on the effect of atomizing air pressure on arc spray coatings. When arc spraying, there are a number of technical parameters that will affect the coating. One of […]

We are now stocking our Stellite® equivalent material, POLYSTEL, in rod and MIG wire form. POLYSTEL is part of our industrial hardfacing and welding product line and it is Stellite® equivalent in composition but superior in quality and performance. Our core business is small diameter, solid wire which includes many of the POLYSTEL products but they are […]

Last week at FABTECH Las Vegas, Bob Unger, Sales Manager at Polymet, gave a presentation on “New Developments in Cored Wires for Thermal Spraying.” The presentation focused on the use of unique alloys in thermal spraying that are not available in solid wire form. These unique alloys include amorphous, nano, and self-fluxing alloys. Bob also […]

Polymet Corporation, a global leader and manufacturer of wire for hardfacing, welding and thermal spraying, installed a state-of-the-art tagging and testing machine.  This proprietary machine will play a critical role in Polymet’s quality assurance and will allow for increased speeds for wire tagging. The “Libby II,” as it is called, replaced the previous Libby machine.  […]