Alumina (Al2O3) is one of the most widely specified, general-purpose technical ceramics. All aluminas are very hard and wear resistant, with high compressive strength even against extreme temperatures...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3269 | 2 Mar 2006
Ti 6Al-4V is the most widely used of all the alpha-beta titanium alloys. It may be heat treated for high strength in welded construction at service temperatures through 600°F. Typical applications are...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4185 | 24 Apr 2008
Nickel Alloy 718 is a precipitation hardenable nickel-chromium alloy. It combines high strength in the aged condition with good corrosion resistance and weldability. Properties, composition, heat...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4188 | 29 Apr 2008
The origins of galvanising are covered as are the principals of galvanic corrosion. The metals which galvanised metals can be associated with are described as well as how hot dip galvanising protects...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1285 | 26 Feb 2002
Venting and draining are important factors when hot dip galvanising hollow sections and corners and can influence coating quality. Basic rules for venting and draining are provided as are recommended...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1381 | 1 May 2002
Macor has a high use temperature . It has a low thermal conductivity and is a useful high temperature insulator as well as an excellent electrical insulator. Another major advantage of this unique...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4555 | 15 Jan 2009
Researchers have found that the chips that are formed during the machining of metals consist of nanocrystals which are highly suited to manufacturing nanostructured materials with properties superior...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1811 | 17 Jan 2003
Self flowing and pumpable refractories have evolved from low cement castables. Their advantages, characteristics, physical properties and applications are outlined.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1573 | 14 Aug 2002
Titanium components can be fabricated in similar ways to stainless steels and nickel-based alloys. Processes such as cold forming, hot forming, drawing, tube bending and roller expansion are covered...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1246 | 13 Feb 2002
Recent advancements in the field of nano-technology focused attention on developing materials with new and useful characteristics. This short article is focused on examples of future opportunities...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5552 | 23 Nov 2010