The analysis of gunshot residues, shell casing, bullet fragments and other materials related to the firing of a gun is extremely importanmt in the field of forensics. The Aspex GSR Analyzer system can...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4108 | 14 Mar 2008
The US Army has awarded Goodrich a contract ti develop carbon fibre reinforced composites for use in 81mm mortar barrels. The benefits of using this type of materials are mentioned. Posted July 8 2004
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2650 | 29 Sep 2004
The Howitzer M777 is the replacement for the M198. Advantages of the M777 over the M198 are reported as well as materials and design criteria and choices. The resulting performance and production...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2522 | 21 Jun 2004
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
The US Army has been manufacturing tungsten based bullets since 1999 for shooting practice. They are used over conventional lead bullets as they are more environmentally friendly.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1259 | 15 Feb 2002
Approximately three times more expensive than SMC. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=716 | 21 Aug 2001
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required.
1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2798 | 18 Apr 2005
The history and dvelopment of the metals forging industry is described. From its origins, throught the 19th century to modern day. Key materials developments are also described.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2195 | 30 Oct 2003
Alloys of tungsten are often used in extreme conditions such as wear, mechanical strength and erosion resistance at high temperatures and high density. These applications as well as wear protection...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1261 | 15 Feb 2002
Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=604 | 23 Jul 2001