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    Tinius Olsen is the leading specialist manufacturer and supplier of static tension and/or compression materials testing machines. Tinius Olsen machines are designed for use in Research and Quality...
  • Article - 29 Sep 2004
    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
  • Article - 21 Jun 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...
  • Article - 24 Apr 2008
    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...
  • Article - 15 Feb 2002
    Every year, 200 million tungsten bullets are produced, each using an ounce of tungsten. That amounts to over 5500 tons or one-eighth of the current annual tungsten consumption across the globe.
  • Article - 21 Aug 2001
    Approximately three times more expensive than SMC. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 18 Apr 2005
    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...
  • Article - 15 Feb 2002
    Cobalt-chromium-tungsten alloys often referred to as stellite, are a group of wear-resistant alloys with applications where a tough wear-resistant material is necessary.
  • Article - 30 Oct 2003
    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.
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    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...