Article - 1 Apr 2013
Man-made honeycomb structures have been built with similar geometry to natural honeycomb composites to ensure minimal weight and material cost.
Article - 11 Mar 2013
Unlike iron, which has been in use for over a thousand years, stainless steel is a relative newcomer to the materials science world, having first been produced only 100 years ago.
Article - 17 Dec 2012
Aircraft manufacturers have been benefiting from thermoplastic composites in the form of a tough, durable structural material for more than 15 years.
Article - 14 Dec 2012
District heating is a system that enables distribution of heat generated in a centralized location for commercial and residential heating. Steam or hot water is distributed to companies and households...
Article - 7 Dec 2012
Acrylic resins include thermosetting or thermoplastic plastic substances obtained from methacrylic acid, acrylic acid or other related compounds. These resins are extensively used in mobile...
Article - 16 Nov 2012
In this interview, Martin Kreuter, Solar Impulse project leader at Bayer MaterialScience, talks to AZoM about what materials are playing an important role in the next generation of aviation.
Article - 18 Apr 2006
With increasing demands being placed on engineering materials, the importance of being able to predict materials performance also increases. The CTOD test is a test that is gaining popularity with the...
Article - 29 May 2015
Tungsten alloys are suited for several applications in the oil and gas industry, including radiation shielding and sinker bar weights for measurement instrumentation.
Article - 16 Jul 2013
Super alloys are high performance alloys that can withstand extreme temperatures and are corrosion resistant. Super alloy Pyrotool W is a nickel-based high temperature, high strength alloy.
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Super alloy Nicrofer 5120 CoTi is a nickel-cobalt-chromium alloy containing also molybdenum to provide hot strength. It is age-hardenable and has relatively easy forming characteristics with good high...