Aluminium based metal matrix composites have been shown to be a superior material for railway car brake disks compared to conventional iron items. This case study looks at thermal characteristics,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=518 | 30 May 2001
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/895775/solidification_pro) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Solidification Processing of Metal Matrix...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=22994 | 22 Jul 2010
Joining of MMCs is not always as easy as using technologies applicable to matrix material. This is the case for reinforced aluminium. Fusion welding, tungsten inert gas welding, solid state welding...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=514 | 29 May 2001
Neutron strain scattering is a powerful tool for determining stress fields within an engineering component. How the technique works and its advantages are explained. Two case studies are also...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1560 | 8 Aug 2002
Early metal matrix composites were manufactured using conventional metals processing technology. More recently, a two stage process has enabled production of MMC's with higher ceramic contents and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1383 | 2 May 2002
Metal matrix composites and their origins are briefly described. Powder metallurgy based production methods such as the internal oxidation process, using salt-based precursors, mechanical alloying...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1515 | 11 Jul 2002
Different types of MMCs and various manufacturing routes are explored. Many applications in the automotive, aerospace and sporting goods industries that are close to commercialisation are explained.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=501 | 23 May 2001
Titanium aluminides are intermetallic compounds. Several potentially useful compounds exist in this family of materials. They possess properties that see them as possible replacement materials for gas...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1548 | 30 Jul 2002
Machines for manufacturing large flat display glass have grown larger as the size of display glasses has increased. Our research group has been developing high Young's modulus, low thermal expansion...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4847 | 19 Aug 2009
Applications of boron carbide powder are provided by Feldco International. Applications include: refractories; abrasives; military; nuclear applications; poison pellets; reinforcement; raw material;...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3737 | 12 Apr 2007