Article - 17 May 2005
Copper alloys are some of the most versatile materials. The combination of properties like strength, conductivity, corrosion resistance, machinability and ductility make copper suitable for many...
Article - 18 Feb 2004
316L is the low carbon version of 316 stainless steel. Covered in thsi document are the physical and mechanical properties of 316L stainless steel. Other areas such as heat treatment, welding,...
Article - 12 Jun 2003
Vectra liquid crystal polyesters are a group of high performance thermoplastics deriving properties from their liquid crystalline nature. Morphology and processing are covered as are mechanical,...
Article - 30 Apr 2003
Polyethersulphone (PES) is related to polyetheretherketone and polyetherimide. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided. Applications for polyethersulphone are...
Article - 11 Apr 2003
Polycarbonate is a clear engineering thermoplastic. It has a range of applications which are outlined. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided.
Article - 5 Mar 2003
Polyetherimide (PEI) is a high performance thermoplastic with properties similar to polyetheretherketone. Mechanical, physical, thermal, electrical and chemical resistance data are provided.
Article - 11 Feb 2003
Ti3Al8V6Cr4Mo4Zr is a metastable beta titanium alloy. Grade 20 differs from grade 19 in that it has palladium added for corrosion resistance. The composition, mechanical and physical properties are...
Article - 13 Feb 2002
Titanium can be fabricated in much the same way as stainless steel and nickel-based alloys provided allowances are made for its properties. Some operations covered include welding, resistance welding,...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Titanium is susceptible to corrosion in some environments despite its relative stability. Some of these types include general, galvanic and crevice corrosion, as well as stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
904L is a low carbon, high alloy austenitic stainless steel. It has excellent formability, weldability and toughness. It has good resistance to reducing acids as well as chloride attack. Typical...