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Dedicated

... to supplying high purity metals, metal powders, specialty alloys and alloy & solders to an extensive range of industries

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Alloys & Solders

Alloys & Solders

Metal Powders

Metal Powders

Revert Alloys

Revert Alloys

Refined Metals

Refined Metals

the UK’s BEST ALLOY SUPPLIER

WR Alloys and Soldiers supply and manufacture low melting point alloys, casting alloys, fusible and white metal alloys and anodes. We manufacture alloys to customers worldwide with guaranteed quality and distribute them through trusted couriers.

All of our alloys are manufactured in-house at our ISO 9001/14001 foundry in Birmingham. We can provide detailed certificates of analysis from our in-house laboratory for all our industrial alloy and solder products upon request. Quality is always assured with William Rowland.

Fusable Low Melting Point AlloysWhite Metals & Babbitt AlloysCasting AlloysTin Alloys

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the most trusted metal powders supplier in the uk

William Rowland, WR Metal Powders, are suppliers of a comprehensive range of metal powders for a wide variety of different applications. We produce powders to exacting standards for use in cosmetics, pyrotechnics, paints, thermite and more.

Whether you need thermal spray powders, Vale nickel powders, ferrous metal powders, elemental metal powders, and alloyed AM metal powders - William Rowland will meet your requirements.

Additive Manufacture PowdersElemental and Alloyed PowdersCarbonyl Nickel PowdersAntimonyBismuthTungsten

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Supplying High Quality Revert Alloys Across the World

In the last decade, William Rowland added specialty alloy revert recycling to its portfolio. This consists of purchased industry waste which WR sorts, size and cleans to recycle back into the supply chain for re-use.

These materials are recycled and repurposed metals and alloys that take various forms, such as sheet cuts, plate, bar ends, broken cathodes, powders, briquettes, ingots and turnings.

Secondary Pure/Binary AlloysMetal Sorting/CertificationStainless Steel AlloysTitanium AlloysZirconium AlloysTungsten AlloysNickel AlloysCobalt Alloys

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The Most Established Supplier of Refined Metals in the UK

William Rowland, WR Refined Metals, provides ISO 9001 approved high-quality metals from stock. Our product lines include high purity LME base metals, minor metals and noble alloys, along with carefully selected ferro and nickel alloys.

Copper Master AlloysRefined Nickel AlloysHigh Purity MetalsLME Base MetalsFerro Alloys

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Diverse Range Of Industries
Diverse Range Of Industries

The past is our foundation but the future is our focus

From the beginning, innovation has been the driving force for our business. In 1840, William Rowland became the first company to import Swedish iron into Sheffield for cutlery production, and we have gone from strength to strength since.

William Rowland is founded
by Jonathan Rowland

Arthur Ernest Rowland
takes over the running of
the company in 1891

One of the first companies of
our type to offer weekly
payment terms to customers

Proud to become a
limited company

We are passionate about creating good jobs for the next generation. This is enabled by investing in our employees through frequent training, ensuring we can provide high levels of quality and service to help our partners grow

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Our onsite laboratory offers gas analysis and full major, minor and trace chemistry that gives our customers complete peace of mind

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a range of inhouse services

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Processing

Processing

We have a wide range of in-house metal processing services available. Our metal processing capabilities include in-house sizing/shearing, sawing/cutting, shotblasting, chemical cleaning and plasma cutting.

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Metal Turnings & Swarf Washing

Metal Turnings & Swarf Washing

Our new facilities now provide a specialist metal turnings & swarf processing service. We are one of the few metal companies in the UK providing totally integrated turning's crushing, washing, and drying upgrades for your superalloy materials.

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Metal Powders Crushing

Metal Powders Crushing

William Rowland offer antimony and bismuth crushed from ingot stock down to a range of micron sized powders.

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we work with a diverse range of industries around the globe

We are proud to provide our expertise, products, and processing services to a wide range of industries around the globe. Including aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, medical & defence, electronics, SMT, construction, speciality steel production, gaming figures, jewellery, giftware, and models.

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Diverse Range Of Industries

William Rowland Business Update 2022 - Winds of change

January 7th 2021

The last four years have been quite a period for William Rowland Ltd (WR), even in the context of an almost 200 year old business that has channelled metal additives into key supply chains, through several significant global events, including the 2nd world war.

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William Rowland Acquires EF Westaway

January 7th 2021

William Rowland (WR) today acquired EF Westaway (Westaways), Sheffield, UK bringing two companies with strong heritage together. The combined businesses become stronger in serving castings and forgings companies with a broader array of products and services.

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William Rowland Business Update 2022 - Winds of change

March 4th 2021

William Rowland Metal Finishing (MF) have been surface treating stainless steel and non-ferrous metals since 1940.

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