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MAX phases exhibit a unique combination of characteristics of both ceramics and metals with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties making them suitable for numerous applications.
Article - 2 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
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 Sep 2003
Mercedes have taken the wraps off their SLR McLaren supercar capable of 334km/h. Advanced materials such as ceramic and polymer matrix composites are in part responsible for it high levels of...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Beryllium is a high melting point metal with low density. It is commonly alloyed with copper, aluminium and nickel. Other applications include aerospace, gyroscopes, radiation detectors and other...
Article - 30 Aug 2018
Hunter Spring has been offering static grounding reels for industrial, military, and commercial applications for a number of decades. Presently, the company provides one of the most complete lines of...
Article - 5 May 2003
The use of aluminium in the transpostation industry is on the increase. The reasons for this are described. The benefits that aluminium brings to the industry, the environment and society are...
Article - 27 Apr 2020
A recent application of graphene is expected to modernize rail transport by incorporating digital signaling technology.
Article - 13 Nov 2019
Torque testing can be used to test aircraft safety in an emergency or in take-off or landing situations.
Article - 21 Aug 2017
The consistent inspection of aircraft components and machinery is imperative to maintain prior to the assembly of the aircraft, as well as throughout the lifetime of its use.