News - 15 May 2012
Magellan Aerospace, a designer and manufacturer of aeroengine and aerostructure assemblies and components for aerospace markets, has signed a long-term contract with Boeing to continue the production...
News - 1 Dec 2006
Two of Hitachi’s TM-1000 tabletop microscopes were on display as part of the Natural History Museum’s contribution to a special science exhibition held at Buckingham Palace on October 24,...
News - 22 Aug 2019
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APWORKS located at the Airbus headquarters close to Munich was Additive Industries’ first customer and has extensively tested the MetalFAB1 Beta...
News - 9 Jan 2007
Experts at the University of Portsmouth are developing a new method for testing critical components of aircraft - a scientific breakthrough that will make air travel safer and cheaper.
News - 4 Mar 2005
Researchers at the U. S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University have developed a new bond coat for thermal barrier coatings, or TBCs, that may allow gas turbine engines...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 31 Jan 2010
The goal of clean coal research is to increase the steam temperature, which would increase efficiency. At these conditions, Ni-base superalloy blades and vanes in the turbine are protected by...
Article - 18 Jun 2013
Magnesium Elektron WE43 is a high strength casting alloy. It can be used in temperatures of up to 300°C (572°F). This alloy has good mechanical properties coupled with excellent corrosion resistance.
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
The use of abradable coatings has enabled increased efficiency gas turbine engines by reducing the clearances between fan and shroud and increasing the operating temperature. They can be applied to...