Case Studies

Our wide range of alloys is used in a variety of applications throughout the engineering industry. Within our range we stock proprietary alloys – available only from Columbia Metals – which are widely specified in safety-critical and high performance applications demanding exceptional mechanical properties.

Our product mix is complemented with outstanding levels of customer service and technical support. This combination has led to hundreds of precision engineering companies relying on Columbia Metals as a valued and trusted supplier.

In this section, explore some recent applications of our products and understand why engineering companies choose to partner with Columbia Metals.


Alloy 718

High strength nickel superalloy

Swedish manufacturer Tractive AB approached Columbia Metals when searching for a material to replace the need for a protective coating on a critical...> Read more

DEF STAN 02-833

Nickel aluminium bronze

H I Fraser, headquartered in Sydney, Australia, manufactures products that are used in pneumatic, hydraulic and hyperbaric fluid systems. When the...> Read more


Silicon bronze alloy

In his search for a suitable material for making mirror frames and tables, blacksmith Oliver Dakers relied on the support of Columbia Metals. He...> Read more