Article - 13 May 2008
17-4 stainless steel is an age-hardening martensitic alloy combining high strength with the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. Hardening is achieved by a short-time, simple low-temperature...
Article - 15 Apr 2008
This article discusses using laser diffraction to measure the particle size distribution of cement.
Article - 13 Mar 2008
TETRON B is the trade name for bronze-filled polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) from Dotmar. Properties, applications and available forms are provided.
Article - 7 Jun 2007
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) have been of interest for an alternative power generator. Sealing these units is one of the areas that needs further work before they can be put into widespread...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Geopolymers are materials similar to Portland cement but made from natural aluminosilicates. Geopolymers made from industrial byproducts like flyash and blast furnace slag may be used to encase...
Article - 22 May 2006
The low velocity impact response of a range of foam based sandwich structures has been investigated using an instrumented falling weight impact tower. Shear fracture was found to occur in the PVC/PUR...
Article - 4 May 2006
This paper discusses the various fuel analysis techniques available to the gas turbine user. It will review each technique’s ability to meet the need for fast and precise on-site analytical data.
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,...