Non-Ferrous Alloys Videos

Non-Ferrous Alloys Videos
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.
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.
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 process of making aluminum is described. Starting with the raw material bauxite and going via the Bayer process, we see the aluminum production procedure.
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.
The ASPEX GSRTM Analyzer dates back to the late 60’s forensic laboratories in London started to use Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) for the manual detection and analysis of Gun Shot Residue (GSR) particles on a routine basis. Forty years later, SEMs are still used in laboratories world wide for the automated detection of GSR particles.
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~~
This video demonstrates some basic properties of the combustion of magnesium metal.
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)
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.
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.
A demonstration of waterjet cutting from a thick blocl of aluminium by FedTech.
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.
This short video from FedTech demonstrates how titanium strip can be cut into intricate and accurate parts using waterjet cutting.
This video shows the various processes used by Rays Wheels to manutacture both forged and cast aluminium wheels for road cars
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.
A video clip providing a basic understanding of heat treatment of metals and alloy structures. A description of crystallography and crystallization changes that occur and how they affect the properties of metals and alloys.
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.
Using a waterjet cutter to machines a nickel superalloy component for use in an advanced jet engine.
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 ~
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.
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.
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.
Demonstration of waterjet cutting of titanium by FedTech.
A video clip from Alcoa demonstrating advanced materials and integrated solutions for both commercial and military aerospace applications.
Aalco Metals presents an informative and educational animation to explain all the different aluminium alloy sand how these differ in properties and applications.
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.
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.
Demostration of copper gasketrs being produced using waterjet cutting techniques, by FedTech.
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.
Using waterjet cutting to produce copper gaskets by FedTech.
Demomstration of waterjet cutting a ceramic coated titanium part by FedTech.
This video introduces the strongest grade 4 titanium 4TiTUDE from FWM. 4TiTUDE is just as strong as cold worked alloyed Titanium.
This video provides an overview of the metal injection molding process, itself a powder metallurgy production process. From the blending of metal powders and binders, to the pressing of green parts, to the sintering of compoents, this vidoe provides an excellent review of the entire production process.
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.
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.
A multi layer titanium part is cut at an angle using a waterjet cutter. This video produced by FedTech.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The endless lifecycle of an aluminum can. From a aluminum drink can that is recycled and turned back into another drink can, to start the process all over again.