Columbia Metals Semi-Finished Non-Ferrous Metals

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Columbia Metals is one of the leading non-ferrous metal stockholders in Europe. Our stock range includes high-performance copper, nickel and stainless steel alloys for all industries and applications.

We specialise in the supply of high-performance alloys with excellent corrosion resistance and superior strength characteristics. You will find our alloys in critical applications, including offshore oil and gas, chemical processing, aerospace, marine, power generation and motorsports.

Offshore and marine alloys for hostile environments

For the offshore and marine industries, Columbia Metals stocks a wide range of materials suited to hostile environments. Within the stockholding industry, Columbia Metals has established itself as a unique supplier of its extensive range of trademark alloys.

The company’s flagship alloy is Nibron Special, an extra high-strength copper nickel silicon. Nibron displays exceptional strength, toughness and corrosion resistance, and is highly recommended for high-strength bolting and other critical, aggressive subsea applications.

Offshore alloys for strength and corrosion resistance

Columbia Metals is proud to offer trademark offshore alloys, which include Coldur-A, a silicon bronze with excellent toughness, and Colphos-90 phosphor bronze.

Both of these products offer superior strength and toughness, with high wear and corrosion resistance in harsh seawater conditions. Columbia Metals also stocks an extensive range of aluminium bronze, copper nickel, nickel alloys, stainless steel and titanium for machining in a variety of offshore and marine applications.

Alloy ultrasonic testing, precision bar grinding and chemical / mechanical analysis

Columbia Metals stocks materials in round bar, hexagon, sheet, flat bar, square and tube, in sizes from 1/4in to 10in diameter. We are able to cut material to meet customer requirements and can offer ultrasonic testing, precision bar grinding and chemical / mechanical analysis as required. Through our nationwide branch network, material is physically available in our warehouses for next day delivery within the UK and immediate dispatch worldwide.

Specialised steel and nickel forgings

Through a partnership with a long-established forge in Italy, Columbia Metals also offers specialised steel and nickel forgings, which include forged rings with an outside diameter of up to 1250mm and inner diameter up to 900mm, in addition to flanges, valves, hollow bars, adapters and seats. Forgings are available in a variety of steels, as well as nickel and aluminium alloys.

About Columbia Metals

When purchasing from Columbia Metals you can be assured you’re in safe hands. We have ISO 9001:2015 certification, which is audited yearly by the British Standards Institute (BSI). In addition, we hold optimum approvals for our supply to manufacturers, including Rolls-Royce, Messier-Dowty, BAE Systems and Agusta Westland.

All of our material is fully certified with full batch traceability and we can provide certification from Lloyd’s Register (3.2) and DNV. With our qualified team of metallurgists, we are available to respond to any technical and material enquiries, free of charge.

Columbia Metals has been serving the engineering industry since 1961 and has an excellent reputation for the supply of advanced engineering metals and alloys. Our quality management systems ensure that we only source superior materials.

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Columbia Metals Begins Operations at New Headquarters in Bedford, UK

Leading non-ferrous metals specialist Columbia Metals is pleased to announce the opening of the company’s new 20,000ft2 warehouse and office facility in Bedford, UK.

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Nibron Special: Extra High Strength Nickel Bronze Alloy

Nibron Special® is the flagship of Columbia Metals' alloy range. An extra high strength nickel bronze, it offers a superb combination of properties not found in any other alloy.

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20 November 2017

Leading non-ferrous metals specialist Columbia Metals is pleased to announce the opening of the company’s new 20,000ft2 warehouse and office facility in Bedford, UK.

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18 July 2016

Columbia Metals' Q2 survey of market conditions in the sector suggests that Brexit has taken the wind out of the sails of the UK's precision engineers.

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14 March 2016

Columbia Metals has published an updated guide on Nibron Special® for the use of design engineers and material specifiers. The guide features technical data and discussion of the mechanical performance of Nibron under a range of operating conditions.

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21 September 2015

Precision engineering companies in the UK remain confident that sales levels will remain stable or increase over the next 12 months despite the steep declines in the prices of oil and copper since the start of 2015, according to Columbia Metals' first survey on market conditions in the sector.

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29 October 2014

Columbia Metals is delighted to unveil its new company website.

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20 March 2014

Leading non-ferrous metal stockholder Columbia Metals has been featured in a Reuters news report on the prospects for the copper market.

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26 March 2013

Colsibro is a precipitation hardening copper nickel silicon that offers a remarkable blend of physical and mechanical attributes unrivalled by many other grades of copper alloy.

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8 March 2013

NIBRON SPECIAL® is an extra high strength copper nickel alloy developed by Columbia Metals that maximises both strength and corrosion resistance.

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Regional Offices

Columbia Metals Ltd

Union Street South

Halifax

HX1 2LA

West Yorkshire

United Kingdom

01422 343026 01422 346587 www.columbiametals.com
Head Office and Technical Support

Columbia Metals Ltd

Unit E, Ronald Close

Woburn Road Industrial Estate, Kempston

MK42 7SH

Bedfordshire

United Kingdom

+44 1234 608 888 +44 1234 608 800
Midlands and Wales

Columbia Metals Ltd

Unit E, Ronald Close

Woburn Road Industrial Estate, Kempston

MK42 7SH

Bedfordshire

United Kingdom

+44 1234 608 888 +44 1234 608 800
London and South

Columbia Metals Ltd

Wingfield Mews, Wingfield Street

Peckham

SE15 4LH

London

United Kingdom

0207 732 1022 0207 732 1029

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