Amorphous Metals

HOVADUR® casting wheels are employed for producing amorphous metals.

Amorphous metals are a group of alloys which - contrary to usual alloys – do not show crystalline structure, but an amorphous, disordered structure like glass (therefore also called „metallic glasses“). For the production of these metals, the melt is injected on our HOVADUR® casting wheels. The amorphous structure is the result of extremely quick cooling. This makes special demands on the casting wheels, e. g. concerning thermal conductivity, which our HOVADUR® alloys are able to meet. The same procedure applies also for e. g. brazing foil and nano-crystalline foil.


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Copper Price

MTZ surcharge 30.09.22

€/CHF 0,95608

Basis MK 200:
Q=8,56€/kg / M=7,10€/kg / T=7,22€/kg

Q=8,88CHF/kg / M=6,83CHF/kg / T=6,82HF/kg


Explanation of terms:

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MK = Metal quotation
Q = Average of quarter
M = Average of month
T = Average of day
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