Zwick have made hardness testing faster and easier by producing an automated hardness testing machine that combines Rockwell and Vickers systems. Intelligent software allows the device to automaticall...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2707 | 13 Jan 2005
The use of lubrication in both hot and cold rolling operations is discussed including the potential benefits. Gains have been illustrated using case studies.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1584 | 20 Aug 2002
Have you ever wondered what attributes and properties make aluminium foil suitable for the applications it us used in? If so, this article provides a detailed account of all the attributes and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1435 | 28 May 2002
A quick look at the process of manufacturing aluminium foil. Starting from aluminium raw materials, mining, processing, rolling and annealing. Also provided are foil thicknesses for a range of common...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1434 | 28 May 2002
MTC Melbourne's PROSEAMER rolls made from Mg-PSZ eliminate or significantly reduce many of the problems resulting from wear, corrosion and surface damage to can tooling components. Consistent,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4539 | 9 Jan 2009
In order to minimise inventory, scrap and to maximise throughput rates, advanced engineering companies demand material to be supplied in exact quantities, just-in-time and in a form and length that is...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4489 | 1 Dec 2008
Anodising is an induced thickening of the natural protective oxide film on the metal's surface. Being able to characterise the aluminium oxide non-destructively is very important, and the use of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3746 | 20 Apr 2007
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3529 | 15 Aug 2006
Aluminium is the world¡¯s most abundant metal. The versatility of aluminium makes it the most widely used metal after steel. The specifications, properties, classifications and class details are...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2863 | 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2861 | 17 May 2005