Cedar Metals Limited

Established in 2004, Cedar Metals Limited are independent specialist consultants in the Production, Fabrication and Uses of the Refractory Metals, Tantalum, Tungsten, Molybdenum, Niobium, Zirconium, Hafnium and other corrosion resistant materials for the Aerospace & Defence, Chemical, Electronic, Furnace, Nuclear and Glass Industries.


We offer a highly confidential and professional service conforming to the Codes of Practice of the Institute of Management Consultants, The Engineering Council and The Welding Institute. 

Our Managing Director David Rowe* has over 48 years experience with all aspects of refractory metal production and fabrication and will help your company with process improvements, problem solving and the introduction of new processes and products based on refractory metals and also advise on the most suitable and cost effective material to use in a particular corrosion environment or application. Because of the highly confidential nature of our business, we are unable to supply a list of clients.

Some most unlikely problems and applications are now being solved using refractory metals so let us discuss your ideas in confidence and see if we can help to bring your new products to fruition and at minimum cost. Please contact us for a free, no obligation assessment. If this is positive, we normally visit your site, obtain photographs and other details as appropriate and then to return to the office to prepare a report.  Reports will be supplied in hard copy and as .pdf files, copyright being assigned to your company. Patentable new products or processes discovered whilst in the service of a Client automatically become the property of the Client; to be patented or used as required.  This is highly confidential consultancy service and all Client IP will be strictly respected and will not, under any circumstances, be disclosed to any third party.

We are also experienced in non-ferrous metal powder production, pressing, sintering, furnace design, vacuum technology, material selection for corrosion resistance, friction stir welding of non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals and thixotropic metal processing.

Some published papers by David Rowe can be found on line and downloaded by typing "CED ROWE" or "CEDAR METALS" into Google (with the quotation marks).

Cedar Metals Limited is registered in England No 05195829 VAT Number GB 858 6529 70

Product/service area: 
Consultancy services

Contact Details

David Rowe (Eur.Ing. C.E.D.Rowe BSc, CEng, CSci, FIMMM, SenMWeldiI)
6 Whiteways
CM11 1EY
United Kingdom
+44(0)1277 623315

+44(0)1277 630981