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 - 15 Jan 2003
With global magnesium demand increasing, sourcing magnesium is becoming more important. A new process where it can be produced from power station fly ash has been devised. The technology, advantages,...
Article - 17 Oct 2002
Synthetic rubber is a widely used material which we come into contact with on a daily basis. The origins and development of the industry are covered. Some common uses are also mentioned.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
The continuous scanning x-ray system provides a viable alternative to film radiography for inspection of welds. It has several adavantages which are outlined, as are the method of operation,...
Article - 12 Sep 2002
Ti5Al2.5Sn is a high strength alloy commonly used in airframe and jet engine applications. It has excellent weldability, stability and high temperature strength. Composition, designations, physical...
Article - 13 Aug 2002
Titanium is probably best known for its application in aircraft components. This article covers many titanium alloys and there usage in the aerospace industry.
Article - 6 Aug 2002
Physical vapour deposition (PVD) is a coating process that involves evaporation and deposition of a material. It is used in a range of industries for applications such as improving hardness, wear...
Article - 1 May 2002
NASA researchers have developed a silicon carbide metal matrix composite for use in low NOx combusters which could open the door for a range of low-emission combustor designs.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Thermosetting polymers create durable, strong bonds and they offer enhanced capabilities in extreme environments.