Article - 10 Dec 2013
Lowering fuel consumption, reducing carbon dioxide emissions, and achieving greater time on-wing between service outages are the objectives of every aircraft manufacturer and operator.
Article - 12 Sep 2002
The Nanomanipulator system has been developed as an extension of the scanning probe microscope (SPM). It offers precise, real-time control. The device can be used to manipulate tiny objects and it is...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Two ã-TiAl alloys, Ti-47 at%Al-2 at%Nb-2 at%Cr(MJ12) and Ti-47 at%Al-2 at%Nb- 2 at%Mn+0.8 at%TiB2 (MJ47), have been modified in a nitrogen-ion plasma. Hardness and wear resistance were evaluated and...
Article - 4 Mar 2020
For many years, carbon-fiber composites have been the materials of focus for the design and manufacture of aircraft and aerospace components. While they have received success and widespread adoption,...
Article - 13 Apr 2007
Zwick has developed a new product which is set to revolutionize the measurement of strain. Designed for both the measurement of Young’s Modulus and strain at specimen failure using only one device,...
Article - 23 Jan 2002
Tantalum is a rare metal with a grey-blue appearance. It is found in about 15% of the world’s pegmatites. Tantalum has several properties that currently make it a valuable commodity.
Article - 12 Jan 2009
Silica/Zircon Ceramics for Metal Casting is small, thin cross section parts where good thermal stability is required.
Article - 1 Mar 2005
While intermetallics could be the key to faster jets and more efficient car engines, they tend to be very brittle. Reasons for this have remained a mystery until recently when researchers investigated...
Article - 11 Aug 2004
Australia's CSIRI have developed a technique to strengthen aluminium using sunlight. The process results in a 20% tougher material which could result in safer cars and airplanes. Posted June 9 2004
Article - 30 Jul 2004
3D Systems Corporation announced the availability of Bluestone™ SL material, the first commercially available engineered nano-composite resin for SLA® (stereolithography) systems. Posted July 29 2004