Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 15 Jan 2002
Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
Article - 10 Sep 2001
UHMWPE has exceptional toughness and wear resistance, combined with an excellent chemical resistance. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical...
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Greatly improved rigidity for given weight of material. Find uses for trays, cups, boxes, decorative film and tape and the like.
Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...
Article - 9 Jun 2001
Thermal spraying is a generic name for a range of coating processes in which molten particles are accelerated toward a substrate using a variety of energy sources. The general process is defined and...