Solid is a term from mineralogy and describes the occurrence of an element in its pure form. Metals, semimetals but also non-metals can occur in a solid form. At the moment 32 elements are known to occur solid in nature.

Synthetic bismuth crystal

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Brinell hardness test

Performing the hardness test by means of a ball pressure test according to the Swedish engineer Johann August Brinell.

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Plate metal that is rolled-up to coils is easier to transport and requires less space in the warehouse

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Corrosion is a natural process and damages most metals. What types of corrosion are there?

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