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...
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Grade 430 is a non-hardenable grade that combines good corrosion resistance, formability and useful mechanical properties. It is resistant to nitric acid making it useful in the chemical industry, but...
Article - 19 Oct 2001
253MA combines high temperature performance with ease of fabrication. Working temperatures in excess of 1100°C see it used for furnace applications such as burners, retorts, conveyor belts and fans...
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...
Article - 14 Aug 2002
The origin and classification of this relatively new family of refractory materials is outlines.