Article - 11 May 2005
C101 is the moderate copper with high ductility and impact strength used in engineering applications. C101 is the base material that common brasses and bronzes are produced from. The properties,...
Article - 25 Apr 2005
Brass alloy CZ131 has been designed to provide a compromise between machinability and strength. Thus, it can be used in applications when machinability and riveting are required. The properties,...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6262 is a heat treatable alloy with very good corrosion resistance and strength. 6262 has excellent machinability and surface finish. The properties, applications and fabrication...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 2011 is a high mechanical strength alloy that machines exceptionally well. Often called a Free Machining Alloy or "FMA" it is well suited to use in automatic lathes.
Article - 9 Feb 2005
AL Clean is a new fingerprint resistant stainless steel from Allegheny Ludlum. Available in grades such as 316, 304 and 201, the stainless steel benefits from a continuous coating that resists stains...
Article - 3 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what kind of aluminium is recycled, how it is processed, what it gets made into or how much is recycled? This article addresses all these issues, with a focus on the European...
Article - 30 Apr 2002
Transducer materials are a key component of any sonar system. This article compares and explains properties of materials such as nickel, lead zirconate titanate and Terfenol. These materials have been...
Article - 29 Apr 2002
Transducers are materials that can convert one form of energy such as electrical and electromagnetic energy into other forms such as mechanical. The history of these materials is outlined beginning...
Article - 19 Apr 2002
The basis of the nickel-titanium shape memory alloy (SMA) class is the intermetallic equiatomic binary alloy NiTi. Thanks to its moderate solubility range, its composition can be changed.
Article - 17 Apr 2002
Steel recycling trends for north America show positive trends with an overal recycling rate of 67.8%. Automotive recycling saw the largest increase, with other areas such as steel cans, construction...