Updates on Apr. 2011
and Publication: Enhanced functions in these
two blocks, each was expanded into a virtual directory (metalpass.com/project;
metalpass.com/pub) with published papers posted and project
list and content expanded.
Chinese and other
Languages: Expanded Chinese language section,
improved user interface; created Germany language site and
Japanese language site, start of the sites in other 5
languages. Automatic translation with Google was eliminated
for all the languages.
Plan: A full-scale
expansion of Chinese language site. Besides translation a
portion of English content, English + Chinese form of articles
are planned, with Chinese words contained in the English
articles to make it easier for Chinese colleagues to read the
contents. Articles to be posted would be mainly from the near
20 papers published in the recent 3 years.
Updates on Mar. 2011
Added worldwide Rolling Mills and Mill Equipment references on
mill engineering, and updated over 20 related pages. Earlier
introduction focused mill models development, roll pass and
Level 2, etc. only.
Updates on 2010
Created icons and links for seven more languages in addition
to Chinese, using Goole site translation tool.
Created and enhances, with over 10 pages on mill Level 2
packages, wire rod mills and miscellaneous equipment.
Updates throughout 2009
section, created and continuously expanded to be a major
technology-intensive portion of this site.
Chinese language section
(metalpass.com/cn), created and continuously expanded, with
mill Level 2 projects introduced, and dozens of technical
discussion pages in Consulting section available in Chinese
(including those through Google instant translation service).
Updates July 2009
for metalpass.com. Created over 100 websites to surround the
main site. Each site has its look-and-view as independent
website, with its own domain name. After clicking of about 28
pages the user will be led to the main site metalpass.com.
Updates on Sept. - Oct. 2008
Tech Profile, and
business suite with new interfaces and content submission in
Updates on August 2008
Dictionaries: For the Techterms, doubled
the number of the terminologies, from about 5,000 to 10,800.
Other online metal dictionaries, which have dozens to hundreds
entries each, only contain a tiny portion of the content in
the Metal Pass' Metal Dictionary. For both dictionaries (Techterms
and Translation), we have improved used interfaces. (Soon to
Updates on July 2008
Directory: Redesigned the interface;
Made descriptions available; Increased
entries from 36,000 to 50,000; Added Search
features; Added steel mill management contacts,
general contact information and information
search; Add the Process & Technology category
group, added and re-arranged product/service categories and
products/services, to increase products/services from about
1,200 to about 1,680. Now the Metal Directory, with its
user-friendliness and rich information, is truly a place you
can stay for your information. While maintaining sufficient
information for marketing personnel, we also collected very
rich technical information for engineers. Remember, this site
is designed by and for engineers.
Updates before July 2008
include the improvements in the user interface for
some sections, increased contents for the Metal
Pass Consulting section such as Metal Pass 108
Steel-Mill Related Projects, posted some newly
developed concepts (from six technical papers we
published in a month of time we arranged for
publication). Created over 100 satellite websites
to support this main site.
Created some starting pages for the new sections
such as Mill Level 2 remote supporting tool (metalpass.com/mds)
and Metal Pass Jobs (metalpass.com/job), etc.
Level 2 Model Issues:
Pass papers published recently
Pass dozens of No. 1 Google ranks
Pass consulting -
108 mill projects
biz strategy - as in our logo
steel mills added
A collection of resources
Pass consulting services
iron and steel industry statistics
software: 2000 entries. Add yours!
Over 15,000 Metal Patents,
Directory: 30,000 records. Add yours!
Shinokura-Li spread model and validation
Industry Website Collection (China)
US business data - metal related
Submit your article online
numbers of China
of Metal Pass Private Policy
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Temperature Issues During Hot Strip Production
Temperature distribution in slabs and strip greatly
influences the key factors of the strip production. The temperature
requirements that have to be fulfilled during the strip production are ....
Carbon and Low-Alloy
This paper covers the Group L and Group F special-purpose
tool steels, and Group P mold steels.
Features and chemical compositions are discussed. This is the 5th of a
six-paper series on tool steels.
for Plastic Molds
material types for plastic materials are introduced. Four major types,
Prehardened steels, Carburizing steels, Through-Hardening Steels and Beryllium
copper are discussed. A list of mold material grades are also introduced.
Listing Bridge: Your
For-Sale or To-Buy Listings
business connection, you may now post your Available-For-Sale listing to market
your products, or Wanted-To-Buy listing to look for certain goods. Limited time
offer: FREE of Charge!
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Industry R&D Roadmaps
Web-based Roll Pass Systems