Less Common Metals Ltd is a world leader in the manufacture and supply of complex alloy systems and
metals and are specialists in those based on rare earth elements.
LCM has its own on site analytical facility for the qualification of materials and holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. It also participates in a number of European projects focusing on the recycling of strategic materials.
Less Common Metals Ltd is a world leader in the manufacture and supply of metals and complex alloy systems and specialises in those based on rare earth elements, including alloys for permanent magnet production, magneto-caloric, magneto-strictive, hydrogen storage alloys and a wide range of master alloys used to introduce rare earths to other systems, including Y-Al, La-Ni, Ce-Ni, Sc-Al etc.
Less Common Metals Ltd also supplies a wide range of other alloy systems, including those based on Ni, Co, Al and Fe and for many different applications. We pride ourselves in working with our customers to supply materials with the composition, purity, microstructure and physical form most appropriate to their application.
Less Common Metals Ltd is ideally equipped for the production of specialist alloys for the research community. We are able to produce quantities starting from just a few grams and in a variety of different forms, so please contact our technical team to discuss your requirements.
Less Common Metals Ltd has a dedicated analytical laboratory for the characterisation of our products using ICP-OES, LECO and metallographic techniques. Particle size analysis is also carried out and we are pleased to be able to offer all of our analytical techniques to our customers on a commercial basis.