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Arc sprayed amorphous alloys have risen in popularity for a variety of applications. An amorphous alloy has a “glasslike” structure rather than crystalline. They are very hard (50-70 HRC) and have an extremely low coefficient of friction. As a result, they are very effective for sliding and abrasive wear. Polymet manufactures a number of amorphous […]

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 […]

Vecalloy Chrome Free Wire

Posted: 12th August 2015 by admin in Uncategorized

Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] is one of the valence states (+6) of the element chromium. According to The Occupational Safety and Health Organization  it is usually produced by an industrial process and is known to cause cancer. “It is estimated that 558,000 workers are potentially exposed to Cr(VI) in the United States. Workplace exposures occur mainly in the following […]

Why You Should Be Using Metal Cored Wires

Posted: 11th August 2015 by admin in Uncategorized

Making the change to metal cored wire can be extremely advantageous. There are a number of factors that contribute to the success of metal cored wires, including: High deposition efficiency High deposition rates Increased duty cycles The deposition efficiency of a consumable is the amount of material that converts to weld metal. During the welding […]

Be sure to check out our Vecalloy B thermal spray wire. Vecalloy B is the hardest, most abrasion and corrosion resistant coating available on the market today. Vecalloy B has been specifically designed to perform in aggressive environments possessing abrasive wear and erosive wear at ambient and high temperatures. It is the cleanest, most applicator friendly […]

Check out this ultra informative infographic from The Welding School explaining the different welding career paths available!  

Your Source for Specialty Wire

Posted: 1st July 2015 by admin in Uncategorized

Let Polymet handle your wire processing needs. Our unique in house capabilities paired with our industry leading research and development team make Polymet the best choice for your unique projects and specialty wire. In addition to manufacturing, Polymet offers, straightening, cutting, spooling, coiling, cleaning, tagging, and proprietary abrading services. These services can be provided independently […]

Hiring! Polymet is accepting applications!

Posted: 3rd June 2015 by admin in Uncategorized

  We are currently hiring for three open positions on our shop floor! This is your chance to work at one of Cincy Magazine’s Top Places to Work! The positions are Order Processor, Alloy Cored Wire Mill Operator, and Layer Wound Spool Operator. Please Visit our careers page for a detailed job description and instructions […]

Polymet Corporation is a powerhouse of innovation. Since its inception, the company has been dedicated to growing an organization whose foundations are built upon groundbreaking, innovative developments. Since then they have, time and time again, proven that they are well deserving of the reputation they have earned. Pioneers. Polymet’s technical expertise and unique development capabilities […]

Happy Earth Day!

Posted: 22nd April 2015 by admin in Uncategorized