Structural Materials Videos

Structural Materials Videos
This video detail the proper setup for taking Raman measurements using the Ocean Optics Q65000 Spectrometer. Once setup is complete it takes you through the steps of performing a basic Raman measurement using a Ramen spectrometer.
Everything we use is either made with steel or made from steel products in some way. Steel which has strength, steel which is springy, steel that can be pressed and shaped, steel that is hard, steel that is soft, there is a steel that is suitable for just about every task we can think of. A video showing the many applications of steels in our life and how it is made to suit so many applications for our everyday requirements.
An Alberta high school student develops a new kind of ballistic armor that protects soldiers better than the armor used by troops fighting in Afghanistan.
An animated video clip demonstrating the procedure and process of installing a hip implant.
As consumers requires faster gadgets and instruments there is a need for more smaller faster chips. Lithography is the key to making chips smaller. A new technology called Immersion is making more powerful semiconductor chips using water in the production process. 8 million wafers has being produced by this method since 2008. Watch and find out how !!
Nicholas Randall features and capabilities new Nanotribometer CSM Instruments. It uses similar loadings to an AFM, but can use wear partners with different size and shapes comapred to an AFM probe tip.
James May aka Captain Slow of Top Gear fame does some testing of materials used to build skyscrapers. In this video he first uses a mallet to impact test toughened glass. As the ultimate test, he tests the strength of a toughened glass panel using a Leyland mini. Watch the video to see which one wins.
A video clip produced by PPG detailing the process of glass manufacturing and production. An informative video that demonstrates how the float glass process works. A start to finish process showing the melting or raw materials such as sand, gypsum, soda ash and limestone in the furnace, through to annealing and finally to the packaging and final inpection.
Introducing the new Phenom benchtop electron microscope from FEI. With today's industry requiring higher quality control and speed, the Phenom can produce high resolution images from submicron to nanoscale in seconds. It as easy as using a digital camera. This video will show you how~~
A video showing the combination of carbon nanotube and graphite to produce a new nanoscale composite. This unique structure was in fact founded accidentally. Chemical vapour deposition was used to make thin films of vertically aligned multi-walled CNT. This new structure has multiple graphite layers on top of the nanotubes.
ASPEX has developed the industry's only totally integrated solution for the automated detection, identification, and characterization of micron-level debris in automotive manufacturing and cleansing operations, the AQC. Manufacturers have come to understand that particles smaller than can be seen by their current optical and gravimetric inspection techniques can impact production—particles that are easily be identified and characterized by the AQC.
This video clip from the National Science Foundation demonstrates the unique properties of carbon nanotubes such as their electrical properties which leads to potential applications in semicondutor industries and their strength which is higher than stainless steels.
What gives a race car the winning edge ? How do aircraft landing gears sustain the heavy punshiment of stress ? This video explains the process and applications of shot peening technology in improving product performance.
This is a video course on the strength of materials. The video provides fundamentals to understanding the strength of materials. A good insight into the fundamental knowledge.
The ASPEX Metal Quality Analyzer (MQA) has for years, been at the forefront of inclusion analysis in investigative work to determine castability issues and improve product quality. The control of inclusions relies on accurate knowledge about the phase changes and compositional relation of them under various chemical and thermal conditions during processing. Given the direct link between the inclusion content and steel production process, manufacturers of steel demand an analyzer that can operate under adverse conditions.
This video shows flooring materials made from recycled tires and bamboo, which is considered a suatainable building material.
A video clip from the Canadian Army demonstrating the new multilayer materials that is made of fibreglass and coated with PVC which is also known as three-dimensional fibre materials. Advantages of the fibre material include lowering of temperature inside military vehicles, energy conservation and crew comfort. This video demonstrate the use of such material in military vehicles.
A video clip from on the applications of silicon carbide in particularly in the automotive industry. Currently the use of silicon carbide is mostly in the photonics and LED field, however as the quest continues for energy efficient power device continues, silicon carbide has shown to be a promising source of new power device. Research projects involving silicon carbide are currently in partnership with Toyota Motor Corporation
A video demonstration on the piezoelectric and reverse piezoelectric effect for MAE/ECE 535 with everyday household appliances.
Ever been asked what materials science is? If so, just send people to this apage for the answer. An interesting compilation put together by the staff and students at the Department of Materials Science at UNSW.
Cromgard from American Utility Metals is an excellent alternative to carbon steels and conventional stainless steel. This video provides some reasons why this is the case and also shows the many places where Cromgard can be used in the sugar industry.
Technox ceramic from Dynamic Ceramic is a type of zirconia (ZrO2) is a type of ceramic that exhibits extreme strength and toughness. This short video demonstrates how tough it really is
The FlashLine series from Anter Corp is able to determine various thermal properties of a wide range of materials using the laser flash method. The properties that the FlashLine can determine include thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat capacity. The modular unit allows thermal properties to be determined at a range of temperatures from cryogenic to 2800°C.
There is a growing group of homeowners around the world that is turning to green materials when it comes to renovating their house or building their house. However finding green products is not as easier as it seems. This video clip give the viewer ideas on the products that is currently available for keeping your home "green" and most importantly where to find these products. Go Green!!
A video clip showing different types of corrosion of stainless steel. This video clip provides a graphical prsentation on the different types of corrosion that affect stainless steels.
This video shows General Plastics' LAST-A-FOAM R-9300 Continuous Insulation Blocks that supports heavy structural loads.
Dr. Dan Perera from UNSW gives us an introduction to geopolymers. He explains what they are, their origins, their similarity to organic polymers, their structure, how products are made from geopolymers and their applications including the possibility of using them for storage of nuclear waste materials.
The iPhone app from AZoM.com gives you the world of materials in the palm of your hand. It offers you a totally portable way to locate materials solutions, suppliers and products as well as providing you with the latest materials news, conveniently broken down into categories to suit various industry sectors.
Learn how solar photovoltaic cells can work for you at home by generating your own power by harnessing the energy from the sun.
Epoxy is great for gluing together a variety of materials. From glass to stone, the video demonstrates why epoxy glue is what you need to use to get a lasting bond.
The video clips shows global Japanese knife manufacturer Kyocera demonstrating its super sharp zirconia ceramic knife blades advanageous characteristics over metallic blades.
Chris Farine from Ceramaret shows us some examples of some of the advanced ceramic components that they manufacture.
Chris Rogowski from McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technology demonstrates their manufacturing capabilities. They specialize in tubular ceramic products ranging in size from just millimeters in diameter to over 300 mm, with single or multi-bore configurations manufactured using extrusion and slip casting.
A video clip showing air conditioning polyester clothing which blocks UV better than ordinary polyester materials and these clothing has been sputter coated with titanium to give it its unique properties. Sputtering helps deposit a better film layer on the surface of the fibre without harming the fabric and yet maintaining superior adhesion.
A video demonstrating the compressive strength of concrete by ASTM Method C 39
Have you ever wondered how they made those ceramic knives that never go blunt? This short video shows the entire process including pressing, sintering, hot isostatic pressing or HIPing, laser marking and polishing and buffing.
A good video from the Discovery channel showing viewers the future of warfare with the advancement of technology and materials. The use of powerful laser beams for use in space warfare, from the 15,000 watt laser beam for destroying targets. A good demonstration of the changing role of warfare and the weapons adapted for the future.
A video clip showing the test drive of the newly released BMW Hydrogen 7 Series which use a hydrogen fuel engine. They are hoping that by rolling out this model they can influence those decision making people and showing them the reality of hydrogen fuel cars. Challenges with using hydrogen cars are discussed and how they are overcoming these problems. Relax and take a test drive in the new BMW Hydrogen 7 Series
A video clip demonstrating the use of robotics in an automated concrete testing.
This video show a selecttion of monumental building structures and engineering feats from around the world. Design aspects and techniques are described that help structural engineers utilise steel to create these structures. Properties of steel that make it such an attractive construction material are also described.
The Pentronix Multipack 1204 is suited to pressing ceramic and metallic powders into high precision components at the rate of 10-120 parts per minute. These components are typically used in electronic applications.
Demonstration of construction of a concrete swimming pool via shotcrete.
A video clip describing what nanomanufacturing involves and its applications and how nanomanufacturing will usher in the next global industrial revolution and replace our current manufacturing base with development of lighter and stronger alloys, higher strength materials,enhanced metal cutting tools,scratch resistant coatings are amongst the few applications.
Using ulreaviolet LED's and a fluorescent acrylic material a Japanese researcher has created a kaleidoscopic relaxation device that respond to beats of the music !!
This video shows EXTREN, a standard fibreglass structural shapes and plate developed by Strongwell.
FiberStone is a high temperature composite materials comprised of high purity refractory, reinforced with stainless steel fibers. This video demsonstrates just how how strong and durable FiberStone is.
A depiction of how structural steel can be recycled, from an old car into a building or engineering structure.