thyssenkrupp Materials UK

Materials as a Service

We have a broad knowledge and years of experience in supporting the aerospace & defence industry. We supply a vast range of commercial and defence grade materials, including aluminium, steel and titanium, available in every shape and size.
construction & architecture
Construction & Architecture
thyssenkrupp Materials UK is now offering the only available on the UK construction and architectural market - continuous anodising on flat rolled aluminium products, whilst still in coil form, alongside a convenient de-coiling to size service.

The Foundry: Discover the latest articles from our knowledge hub

How is Aluminum Made?

Aluminum makes up 8% of the earth's soil and rocks making it the third most abundant element in the earth's crust after oxygen and silicon, respectively. But how is Aluminum made? Learn more.

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iron vs steel

Iron VS Steel

Iron and steel are the most common metals in the construction, transport and commercial industries. The applications of the two metals are so similar that most people use their names interchangeably. Despite the striking similarities in applications, steel and iron are two different metals with unique compositions in their own right.

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drilling stainless steel

How to drill stainless steel

Stainless steel is best known for its strength and ability to withstand corrosion. These properties quickly become the greatest foes when drilling stainless steel.

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How to calculate ductility

One of the core factors to consider when choosing a metal for a specific project is its ductility. Determining the ductility of metal is more crucial when the metal in question is going to be used in high tension applications.

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