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Non-Ferrous Alloys Videos

Environmentally Friendly Copper Alloys from GreenAlloys

GreenAlloys is a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly copper alloys. This video highlights the environmentally friendly characteristics without compromising the structural integrity of the alloys.

Hardness Testing of Gold, Titanium, Platinum and Tungsten Carbide Rings Using a Jigsaw Blade

The video clips shows different types of "wedding rings" undergoing jigsaw blade test for their relative hardness. (Gold, vs, Titanium, vs platinum vs tungsten carbide rings)

Magnesium Alloys - Future of Lightweight Material for Automotive and Aerospace Industries

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 Anter LS2 Module for Thermal Property Determination

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.

The Bruker XRD Tracer Turbo SD Handheld Portable XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) Analyzer

The Bruker AXS Tracer Turbo SD, incorporating the silicon drift detector is demonstrated. It can analyze both ferrous alloys and light alloys, with this demomstration including a stainless steel and aluminium aloy. The instrument is suited to metals analysis, such as scrap metal sorting.

Demonstration of the Capabilities of Waterjet and Laser Cutting Processes by FedTech

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.

Handheld XRF Analyzers for Scrap Metal Applications

This video demonstrates the Innov-X range of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers and their important application for scrap metal recycling. The portable device can determine chemical composition of metals in just seconds. It also has an in-built database permitting alloy identification.

How Aluminum is Made

The process of making aluminum is described. Starting with the raw material bauxite and going via the Bayer process, we see the aluminum production procedure.

4TiTUDE™ from Fort Wayne Metals

This video introduces the strongest grade 4 titanium 4TiTUDE™ from Fort Wayne Metals. 4TiTUDE™ is just as strong as cold worked alloyed Titanium.

Producing Copper Gaskets Using Waterjet Cutting by FedTech

Using waterjet cutting to produce copper gaskets by FedTech.

Explaining Aluminium Alloys

Aalco Metals presents an informative and educational animation to explain all the different aluminium alloy sand how these differ in properties and applications.

Waterjet Cutting a Multi Layer Titanium Part by FedTech

A multi layer titanium part is cut at an angle using a waterjet cutter. This video produced by FedTech.

Demonstration of the xSORT Handheld XRF Analyzer from Spectro Analytical

In this video John Kelly and Dan Soisson from Spectro Analytical demonstrate the xSORT handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. This portable unit is ideally suited to rapid throughput metals sorting and identification such as in scrap yards and stainless steel warehousing.

Carbon Fibre Composites and Shape Memory Alloys Help Advance Wing Design

A video clip showing how composites are replacing many of today's materials. In particular aircraft wing structure are now commonly made of carbon fibre composite layers held together by epoxy resisn which produce a material that is light, strong and rigid. Piezoelectric fibres which can change shape or morph from one shape to another are paving way for new wing designs.

Waterjet Cutting a Thick Block of Aluminum by FedTech

A demonstration of waterjet cutting from a thick blocl of aluminium by FedTech.

Everyday Application of Epoxy Adhesive

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.

CAST Cooperative Research Centre - Functions and Successes

George Collins CEO of the CAST Cooperative Research Centre in Australia explains what who his organisation is and what they have set out to do and who is involved. In particular CAST partner with members of industry and look to improve processes and materials.

Manufacturing Aluminium Road Wheels by Forging and Casting

This video shows the various processes used by Rays Wheels to manutacture both forged and cast aluminium wheels for road cars

Waterjet Cutting of Titanium Strip by FedTech

This short video from FedTech demonstrates how titanium strip can be cut into intricate and accurate parts using waterjet cutting.

Pressing Powders - Compacting Metal Powders in Powder Metallurgy

A video clip animation showing the process by which powders are compacted in the powder metallurgy process. The animation demonstrates the automated process used to produce green powder compacts.

How are Aluminum Cans Made? The Complete Production Process

A video clip showing the production of aluminum cans. Aluminum never deteriorates and therefore can be recycled completely unlike plastics. The video demonstrate the manufacturing of aluminum cans starting from a aluminum sheet that is made into circular shape by a punch press machine, drawing into a can-shape, cleaning using using hydrochloric acid and deionized water, through to varnishing and printing the outside of the can, as well as coating the inside of the can and finally necking. Inspection and packaging aspects are also covered.

The Effects of Anodizing Metal and How it Works

Anodizing certain metals such as aluminum, titanium can produce certain optical characteristics. This video clip provides an in depth explanation of how the process works with a detailed demonstration.

Copper Gaskets Produced by Waterjet Cutting by FedTech

Demostration of copper gasketrs being produced using waterjet cutting techniques, by FedTech.

Rapid Analysis of Nickel Alloys with SciAps Z-500 Handheld LIBS System

This video demonstrates rapid identification of a range of nickel alloys, using the Z-500 handheld laser-induced breakdown spectrometer from SciAps. Nickel and nickel/cobalt superalloys are among the most challenging materials for the LIBS technique to identify. The Z-500 offers ID and chemical data within just a few seconds.

Explaining Copper, Brass & Bronze Alloys

Aalco Metals presents an informative and educational animation to explain all the different alloys of copper, brass and bronze and how these differ in properties and applications.

Ultra High Precision Machining of Titanium for Cutting Edge Products

A video clip shows how the Suzuki Precision is pushing the limits, as customer needs are becoming more demanding in fields such as medical science, biotechnology and the semiconductor industry witht he advancement of nanotechnology. These industries are requiring more sophisticated cutting tools and cutting processes with various types of metal are required. In particular Suzuki Precision works with titanium developing processing technologies to produce cost effective finished items.

The Clemex CMT Automated Microhardness Testing Machine

The Clemex CMT is an automated microhardness testing machine that can operate in Vickers or Knoop testing modes. Operation can be fully automatic thanks to PC control and image analysis software.

The AZoM iPhone App - The World of Materials in the Palm of Your Hand

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.

Demonstration of Some Basic Thermal Properties of Magnesium (Mg)

This video demonstrates some basic properties of the combustion of magnesium metal.

Waterjet Cutting a Nickel Superalloy

Using a waterjet cutter to machines a nickel superalloy component for use in an advanced jet engine.

Alternative Material to Silicon based Solar Cells - The New Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSC)

The Japanese are developing dye-sensitized solar cells (DSC) which does not require any silicon making it cost effective and can be mass produced to meet future market demand as solar cell usage increase. The current development method has overcome previous production challenges and meet up to the JIS standard and the results are comparable to conventional silicon based solar cells.

Shape Memory Alloy - A Demonstration

ThThis video demonstrates how shape memory alloys such as Nitonol, a nickel-titanium alloy work, returning to their original shape after having been deformed. This shape memory behaviour is thanks to the two possible crystal stuctures that they posssess.

Waterjet Cutting a Ceramic Coated Titanium Part by FedTech

Demomstration of waterjet cutting a ceramic coated titanium part by FedTech.

Constructing the Space Elevator with Carbon Nanotubes

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 ~