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Article - 26 Feb 2001
Materials evolution (titanium and nickel alloys) and hence property evolution are covered. Design changes have also been considered and the use of new materials such as metal matrix composites and...
News - 31 Aug 2006
Alcoa's operation in Hungary announced that it has shipped its first order of turbine airfoils from Alcoa-Kofem, Ltd.
According to Laszlo Veres, Director, Manufacturing Europe/Asia for Alcoa Howmet,...
Article - 9 May 2006
Biologically inspired concepts are rapidly expanding the range of aircraft technology. MORFS combines reinforcements and a soft matrix continuum into a unique composite where structural coupling can...
Article - 9 Feb 2016
Ni-based superalloys are often used to fabricate turbine airfoils, which require high mechanical strength, corrosion resistance and creep deformation resistance.
News - 7 Feb 2018
Researchers are taking inspiration from an unlikely source, the ocean, to design more aerodynamic machines.
A team of evolutionary biologists and engineers at Harvard University, in partnership...
News - 8 May 2012
Precision Castparts (PCC), a manufacturer of complex metal products and components, has announced that the company has decided to purchase Centra Industries, a manufacturer of modern aerostructures...
News - 24 Feb 2012
Bayer MaterialScience has announced that it will display several polyurethane innovations at Composites 2012. Polyurethane is a versatile material, which is used in a wide range of industries and...
Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
News - 23 Feb 2012
The resin infusion process has traditionally utilized vinyl ester, unsaturated polyester and epoxy materials to form large, high-performance parts. However, these materials have drawbacks, including...