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 - 3 Jun 2009
This article examines the features and applications of universal testing machine from Admet in aircraft shock absorber repair services.
Article - 23 May 2008
For many applications it is often necessary to join ceramic to metal to create the finished part.
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 - 24 Nov 2004
Researchers have successfully modelled how cracks start and propogate in the high strength aluminium alloy 2024-T3 which is often used in aircraft applications. The cracks occur due to intergranular...
Article - 18 Mar 2004
Ti6Al5Zr0.5Mo0.25Si is a high temperature titanium alloy designed fopr use in aerospace and gas turbine applcations. Physical and mechanical properties are provided as are fabrication details.
Article - 31 Oct 2003
The Fraunhofer Institute of Silica Research have embedded small diameter piezoelectric fibres into a polymer matrix to make sensors that can record mechanical loads in three directions. Posted August...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
The history and dvelopment of the metals forging industry is described. From its origins, throught the 19th century to modern day. Key materials developments are also described.
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 - 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...