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Nickel (Ni)  – part of a series on metals commonly alloyed with stainless steel to form varying grades of material.

Nickel (Ni) – part of a series on metals commonly alloyed with stainless steel to form varying grades of material.

Richard Storer-Adam looks into the origins of nickel, the part it plays in the composition of the planet and the industrial uses that make it a valuable metal alloy.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

Chromium (Cr) – The discovery of chromium, its origins and wide-ranging industrial and aesthetic applications

Chromium (Cr) – The discovery of chromium, its origins and wide-ranging industrial and aesthetic applications

Richard Storer-Adam continues a series on metals commonly alloyed with stainless steel to form varying grades of material.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

Titanium (Ti) – a brief history of the origins and commercial applications of titanium

Titanium (Ti) – a brief history of the origins and commercial applications of titanium

Richard Storer-Adam begins a series on metals commonly alloyed with stainless steel to form varying grades of material.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

The Acid Etching process on stainless steel and other metals.

The Acid Etching process on stainless steel and other metals.

An explanation of the truly ancient art of engraving, etching and intaglios on copper, mild steel, aluminium, brass and stainless steel by Richard Storer-Adam.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

An introduction to hard-anodised aluminium coatings, their advantages and environmental implications for architectural cladding

An introduction to hard-anodised aluminium coatings, their advantages and environmental implications for architectural cladding

An analysis of the colour and corrosion properties of aluminium cladding, its maintenance and waste products.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

All that Glitters - a comparison between goldplating and gold PVD for jewellery

All that Glitters - a comparison between goldplating and gold PVD for jewellery

Richard Storer-Adam talks us through two different processes for creating the appearance of expensive, solid gold.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

The history of case hardening and its processes

The history of case hardening and its processes

Richard Storer-Adam gives the history of case hardening and describes the different processes of adding alloy to steel to create harder, sharper edges and surfaces.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

Why and how do we electroplate? The transformation of goods made from base metals into higher-value commodities using precious metals

Why and how do we electroplate? The transformation of goods made from base metals into higher-value commodities using precious metals

Richard Storer-Adam talks us through the process and weighs up the the aesthetic benefits and environmental disadvantages of electroplating.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

Stainless steel goes stellar - a discussion on stainless steel in space, space-travel, Mars, the Moon and metal.

Stainless steel goes stellar - a discussion on stainless steel in space, space-travel, Mars, the Moon and metal.

Richard Storer-Adam muses on commercial space travel, Elon Musk’s stainless steel Starship and whether PVD coloured stainless steel will be orbiting Earth anytime soon.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

The story of gold and gold leaf – how was gold formed, its decorative value and the 5000- year old process of gilding.

The story of gold and gold leaf – how was gold formed, its decorative value and the 5000- year old process of gilding.

Richard Storer-Adam rounds up some interesting facts about how this fascinating metal has been used throughout history to coat other materials.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.