Aluminium is one of the metals that humans only recently started to use. Compared to iron and copper, which have been used for several millennia, it has only been known of for around 200 years. There... Read more


Brass is the name used to describe a copper alloy, which has a certain zinc content. Copper is one of the metals that were first able to be worked by humans, as it melts at a temperature of around... Read more


BRINAR is wear-resistant, water-quenched and tempered steel produced by the Salzgitter Group. The high strength and good possibility of further working this steel is achieved by heating the material... Read more


Copper is one of the metals that humans have been working for more than 10,000 years. It is one of the metals that occur in pure form (native) in nature. It was discovered very early, because of its... Read more


CREUSABRO is wear-resistant steel. This steel is very resistant and also withstands large load. CREUSABRO is use where severe attrition or other aggressive wear phenomena occur. This steel is mainly... Read more


DILLIDUR is also a wear-resistant steel produced by the Dillinger steelworks. It is very hard and due to its low phosphorous and sulphur content it is also still tough at low temperatures. Due to its... Read more


With DILLIMAX, a fine-grained mild steel, the Dillinger steelworks GTS has a steel that can be used universally. Due to its alloying and especially the quenching in water with subsequent tempering,... Read more


DOMEX , just like HARDOX wear plate, is one of the high-strength steel grades of the Swedish firm SSAB. We have many years of experience of working with it and can work sheets and plates made of that... Read more

Duplex Steel

Duplex steel can be welded with any standard type of welding. However, one exception is gas welding (oxy-acetylene welding). The workpieces to be welded should not have any signs of stresses or dirt... Read more


Hardox is a very wear-resistant sheet steel. Hardox is manufactured and exported worldwide by the Swedish company SSAB, which developed the first modern wear-resistant sheet in 1974. As this steel... Read more

Material Types

At Rime different material types are worked. Sheets and plates made of Steel (black sheet/plate) are most frequently used. If sheets and plates are required, which have to withstand wind and weather,... Read more

Rockwell hardness testing

In Rockwell hardness testing, the hardness of a material is determined by pressing an indenter against the material be tested with a predefined force. The hardness of the material can then be... Read more

Rustproof Steel

Whether Inox, Cromargan, Nirosta or VA steel – all these names stand for non-rusting or rust-proof steel (generally stainless steel in English). The properties of rust-proof steel are poor thermal... Read more

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is the name given to steel grades which have a particularly low fraction of harmful elements such as phosphorous, sulphur, arsenic or tin. Pyrite or fool's gold is a prime example of... Read more


It is difficult to imagine our modern world without steel as a construction material. It is resistant, is very hard and is tough. Despite these properties, steel can be worked easily with many... Read more

V2A Steel

The expression V2A has only been in use for 100 years and was the abbreviation of “Versuchsschmelze 2 Austenit" (test smelt 2 austenite). This steel grade contained 18 % chromium and 8 % nickel and... Read more

V4A Steel

The name V4A is an old designation and stands for chrome-nickel steel with molybdenum additive. Searching for rust-resistant steel, the company Krupp developed, among other things, austenitic... Read more


XAR (eXtra Abrasion Resistant) steel has a high degree of hardness and is used where there are problems with wear and attrition, also called abrasion. This steel is made by ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe.... Read more