Primary Metals

The primary metals industry focuses on manufacturing products from metal ore and scrap metal. In primary metal plants, raw materials are refined and cast into various desired shapes using both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The resulting products of this process become the raw materials and raw products or stock pieces for other facilities, including iron and steel mills and aluminum processing plants.

The demand of primary metals comes from the manufacturing of of automobiles, machine equipment, construction materials, and other products. Processes such as metal smelting and refining can release large amounts of pollutants into the surrounding area. In addition to potentially contaminating metal products, pollutants are detrimental to people and to the environment.

Within these industries, professionals utilize a variety of specialized check valve products.