Tools of a Metallurgist

10 Best Bench Vises

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Some of your workshop projects may be more challenging than others but there’s one tool that can make many of your tasks easier: a bench vise. Whether you already have one and are looking for a … Read more

8 Best Air Compressors For Home Garage

Whether it’s redecorating with a spray painter, crafts, carpentry, or even fixing up your car with an air ratchet, pneumatic tools will allow you to complete twice as many jobs whilst saving you half the time.  But in order to fire up these tools and start crossing things off your DIY to-do list, first, you’ll … Read more

8 Best Jobsite Radios

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Even if you absolutely love your job, sometimes, the worksite can use a bit of entertainment. A jobsite radio can serve that purpose wonderfully. Besides entertainment, it can help you focus, more so if you listen … Read more

8 Best Headlamps For Work

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. If you work in dark spaces, work at night, or your job requires you to handle small materials, then wearing a headlamp can be essential. However, headlamps vary in quality, design, and features. If your current … Read more

5 Best Metal Lathes For Home Shop

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Whether you are an experienced machinist or a student of the craft, the lathe is an extremely easy machine to use with the potential to work on endless metalworking projects. Known as the mother of all … Read more

Best Metal Detecting Shovel – Reviewed in 2021

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. So you’ve chosen your metal detector and you’re ready to get out into the wilderness to hunt for treasure, you now need the perfect tool to dig underneath the ground to find your target.  You’ll find … Read more

8 Best Metal Detectors for The Beach

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Can you imagine uncovering treasures that have laid undiscovered for centuries? Metal detecting on the beach could potentially lead to finding a valuable artifact or long-lost pirate loot that has washed up on the shores waiting … Read more

Metallurgical Plant Sampling Techniques

Concentrator Slurry Sampling In milling operations sampling is essential to proper control. This can only be based on the results obtained through sampling the various materials throughout a plant. Sampling of the feed, concentrates, tailings and other products give data indicating the effectiveness of the entire operation. Often these results are desired for comparative purposes for each … Read more

Portable XRF Analyzer & Price List

XRF Radiation

See many used XRF Analyzer Models and their prices.  Here I list the price of a Portable XRF Analyzer (AKA handheld XRF spectrometer) depends on functionality and Brand.  Used models can save you as much as 70% over new ones. REVIEW XRF TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS BY BRAND: Olympus/Bruker/Niton/Oxford/Spectro Visit our XRF Discussion Forum Olympus offers a variety of … Read more