By Dianne Ryder
Pile of ferrochrome in Scotia, New York. Ferrochrome is used in chrome plating and other alloyed metals.
A pile of ferromanganese used for high strength steel. This shipment was part of a depot relocation project from Warren, Ohio, to Lordstown, Ohio.
Drummed material of electrolytic chrome is used by the metal plating industry for high-performance alloys in jet-engine applications.
Germanium metal and germanium wafer used by the aerospace industry, along with the night vision optics industry.
Germanium lenses awaiting a recycling initiative. Germanium is used in the lenses of night vision scopes. Inventory is currently stored at Hammond, Indiana.