Article - 9 Apr 2008
Universal testing machines (UTMs) that test mechanical properties such as tensile, flexural, compressive and shear are among the most commonly used instruments.
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 - 8 Dec 2005
CeramTec is a manufacturer of Alumina and Aluminum Nitride substrates. Rubalit® and Alunit® materials were developed in their own laboratories.
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Precipitation hardening stainless steels can be supplied in a readily machineable condition. After fabrication, a single, low temperature heat treatment can dramatically increase the strength of the...
Article - 6 Jul 2004
The joining of titanium and titanium alloys by diffusion bonding and electron beam diffusion bonding is covered. The advantages and disadvantages of diffusion bonding of titanium are also covered.
Article - 17 Mar 2004
This article looks at the magnesium industry, in particular the effects of cheaply produced metal coming out of China. Applications of magnesium are also covered.
Article - 17 Jun 2002
Perforated materials are utilized in different applications as they can control the passage of light, heat, air, solids, liquids, sound and electromagnetic waves.
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...