Article - 13 Apr 2007
Zwick has developed a completely automated solution for testing carbon fiber which ensures safe and reliable testing around the clock and no longer requires the expensive end tab process.
Article - 24 Jan 2007
The tests for the heat deflection temperature (HDT) and the Vicat softening temperature (VST) form part of the fundamental characterization methods for plastics. Zwick's new product line offers test...
Article - 20 Jun 2006
This study aimed to characterize the nanostructures in individual calcium phosphate (CP) splats deposited by thermal spray processes.
Article - 13 Dec 2005
The term “high-performance ceramics” refers to a variety of often highly-specialized ceramic materials. These materials demonstrate a unique spectrum of mechanical, electrical, thermal and...
Article - 8 Dec 2005
CeramTec is a manufacturer of Alumina and Aluminum Nitride substrates. Rubalit® and Alunit® materials were developed in their own laboratories.
Article - 15 Jul 2003
SuperCooler technology was developed by Ladish. It uses compressed air carefully controled by computers to control cooling rates and reduce thermal stresses while optimising properties. The process...
Article - 5 Mar 2003
Polyetheretherketone is ahigh performance thermoplastic that is strong, stiff, hard and has high temperature resistance. Other properties such as electrical, mechanical, physical, thermal and chemical...
Article - 17 Jan 2003
The Venlo system from X-Tek provides a digital alternative to x-ray film non-destructive testing. The benefits, capabilities, resolution, penetration and design features of the system are outlined.
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Laser forming is a deposition process which can produce titanium parts directly from CAD drawings. It has advantages over casting and machining in certain applications. The process, advantages,...
Article - 11 Mar 2002
Superalloys are emerging as a viable alternative to ceramic filters for clean burning coal power generators. The possibility of creating thin filters with high surface area and limited susceptibility...