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  • Article - 31 Jul 2001
    Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
  • Article - 20 Jun 2001
    Morgan cars recently introduced body parts manufactured from superplastically formed aluminium. Use of SPF aluminium offers many advantages over the traditional steel items. Apart from the benefits...
  • Article - 8 Jun 2001
    Hydroforming is a forming process that uses fluid pressure in place of punches and dies. It can form complex parts that would otherwise require several punched and welded pieces. It is a process of...
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
  • Article - 29 May 2001
    These materials combine the strength, hardness and wear resistance of carbon with the corrosion resistance and self lubricating properties of graphite. They can be impregnated with various materials...
  • Article - 29 May 2001
    Invar has the lowest thermal expansion of any known metal or alloy from room temperature up to 230?C. Special low expansion and sealing alloy grades are available. Applications include thermostats,...
  • Article - 24 May 2001
    Thermoplastic additives such as plasticisers, flame retardants, UV stabilisers, antioxidants and other additives are explained. Fillers, reinforcements and blends such as acrylonitrile butadiene...