Hard Materials Videos

Hard Materials Videos
A video clip showing the innovative Australian technology transforming household plastic and rubber waste into steel. The technology has positive environmental implications through reducing landfill. The trechnology also reduces energy consumption in the electric arc furnace in the steel making process.
This video shows the revolutionary next generation advance body armor in comparison with conventional ceramic body armor
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~~
Interesting video showing the latest development in artificial joint material using carbon nanotubes. Using nanobiotechnology and carbon nanotubes, researchers have developed a material for use in the acetabular cup that wears less than more conventional materials such as polyethylene and ceramics. They hope to extend the life of these artificial joints beyond the 15-20 years that is currently the norm.
The Ferrari F1 racecar set a record winning double titles. Crucial to this achievement was the incorporation of aluminum forged 2 piece wheels featuring the world-renowned BBS. This video demonstrate how aluminium forging has helped in the development process.
Have you ever wander how jewellers make 14, 10, 8 carat gold and different exotic colors of gold? This video clip show how jewellers manufacutre gold alloys by mixing pure gold with other metals to give different unique properties and colors of gold. By adding various alloys you can obtain different colors. For example to obtain white gold paladium is added.
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 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.
A video clip showing how fullerene can easily undergo a chemical change when expose to an organic solvent. This allows a wide range of applications of fullerenes in various fields. One of these is the incorporation of fullerenes in general plastics to further reinforce the plastics.
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.
A video showing a collection of available zirconium rings.
This video demonstrates some basic properties of the combustion of magnesium metal.
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
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.
A video clip showing the future of lightweight material, Magnesium. Alloy composing of titanium alumina are already in existence for the construction industry. A new lightweight material is required for automotive and aerospace industry. Magnesium which is the lightest of all metal display many potentials. The video demonstrate the properties of magnesium (Mg), the challenges associated with using magnesium (Mg), the characterization and processing of these lightweight magnesium alloys.
The true test for kevlar bullet proof vests. Shooting bullet proof vests at point blank range, filmed with an ultra slow motion camera. Using this camera and a clay backing, the mechanism of how the kevlar vest protects a fragile human body can be seen.
A video demonstration on the failure of a nanocrystalline aluminium thin film.
Using a waterjet cutter to machines a nickel superalloy component for use in an advanced jet engine.
A video clip from Rio Tinto demonstrating the process of mine and natural resource exploration. They talk about materials such as copper, iron ore, potash, uranium, diamonds, coal in places such as America, Africa, Argentina, Canada and Australia. They also address the aspect of sustainability.
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.
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.
A video showing the process and manufacturing of man made diamonds. The producer emulate the nature process of how diamonds are made in the environment. Extreme heat is used to form the diamond from the carb
The features of this new production technology include its use of precious metals that have high melting points as the tube material, which is then deposited on a linear surface. Subsequently, only the surface material is removed to create a hollow structure. This technology reduces defects, improves rigidity, and can produce complex forms coated with pharmaceutical agents.
A video clip showing testing of the revolutionary Dragon Skin body armor made from advanced ceramic and titanium composite discs that interlink with each other allowing impact energy of the bullet to be dispersed. The video shows conventional steel armor with steel plates being tested using steel core armor penetrating bullets. You'll be surprised at the result!!
The video clips shows global Japanese knife manufacturer Kyocera demonstrating its super sharp zirconia ceramic knife blades advanageous characteristics over metallic blades.
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.
A detailed video demonstrating how artificial diamonds are produced including use of lasers.
A video demonstrating on how titanium hammers are produced and the many benefits and advantages that titanium hammers can offer.
A demonstration of a remote laser welding using an industrial laser welding robot with 1 meter standoff distance showing exceptionally fast welding time and with high quality and performance.
Chris Farine from Ceramaret shows us some examples of some of the advanced ceramic components that they manufacture.
A video clip describing what is nanotechnology and the application of carbon nanotube tips in AFM as they give higher resolution , low cost, good electrical conductivity, flexible, high strength and its potential applications in polymers and strengthening polymers.
The evolution of materials provided by Ceradyne. Provides a review of where advanced ceramics are used, which is almost everywhere, although you may not realise it.
This short video from FedTech demonstrates the versatility of waterjet and laser cutting processes. In particular it shows how the processes can be used to cut thick, thin, hard and soft materials.
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.
An excellent documentary clip showing the future of the space elevator. The use of carbon nanotube to build man-kinds first space elevator. It was once thought as science fiction but the reality of it is closer than we think thanks to the advancement in nanotechnology and carbon nanotubes. Interviews with experts in all disciplines in the scientific community to detail the construction of the space elevator. A must see ~
A video clip showing how Ecology Coatings using liquid nanotechnology, and vitually no harmful materials in the production process can save energy, reduce wastage which increases efficiency. These coatings are ultraviolet curable and provide an abrasion resistant surface with excellent adhesion. Comparisons are drawn to traditional coating processes and coatings.
Material scientists are developing carbon nanotubes to regenerate bone within the body to overcome some of the challenges and limitations of conventional bone implants. They are proposing to coating the carbon nanotube bone scaffold with collagen to promote new bone regeneration.
A video showing hardness testing being performed on a a tungsten ring and compared with hardness testing with platinum, titanium, white gold rings. Please remember not to try this on your wedding rings !!
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.
Demonstration of construction of a concrete swimming pool via shotcrete.
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.
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.
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!!
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.
A video demonstrating how Phiten titanium necklaces and bracelets works to help you have longer lasting energy, less fatigue, shortened recovery time and more relaxed muscles.
This video demonstrate the protective properties and strength of kevelar body armors against various knife attacks.
A demonstration of the comparative drop strengths of Mg-PSZ (magnesia partially stabilizsed zirconia, ZrO2) and 99.8% alumina (Al2O3) by Morgan Technical Ceramics.
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.
Rheologists have created a new way of bullet-proofing clothes using shear-thickening fluids. Fabric treated with shear-thickening granular suspensions can turn soft material into solid protective gear when struck by a projectile.
This video demonstrates a pair of hair dressers scissors with a decorative, yet function titanium nitride coating which provides extreme hardness.