In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Rockwell Automation, for example, has ‘equal-sensing’ inductive proximity sensors that can sense whether a metal is ferrous or non-ferrous.
- And while ferrous metals are certainly not out of the picture, even from a consumer's perspective, it's hard not to notice the increased use of aluminum and plastic.
- Anglo American is also involved in mining gold, diamonds, coal and ferrous metal but platinum accounts for 12% of its total revenues and 20% of its income.
- Except for aluminium and ferrous metal such as steel, the prices for most recyclable materials rests at the bottom of their historical ranges.
- It was their first firearm to take centerfire, reloadable cartridges, and it was their first firearm to use ferrous metal for the receiver.
- Good markets for ferrous metals, as well as copper and brass, have existed for years.
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