Article - 18 May 2005
Grade 303 is the most readily machineable of all the austenitic grades of stainless steel. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for 303 stainless steel.
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Polymethylmethacrylate including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications.
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
Article - 21 Aug 2018
Producing and fitting jigs on a new aircraft is a challenging step in aircraft production which becomes increasingly difficult as the plane size increases. The jigs must be set in line and parallel to...
Article - 25 Nov 2002
While modern composites possess excellent strength etc, they can fail due to erosion from high speed rain droplets. A rain test rig is used to test materials for performance in rain conditions. The...
Article - 26 Sep 2015
This article discusses assessing composite aerospace structures using dielectric cure monitoring.
Article - 24 Feb 2003
By embedding fibre optic sensors into polymer matrix composites, users are able to receive feedback on the performance of the components such as masts. This type of system can be used to prevent...
Article - 3 May 2017
Alicona Cobots are combining collaborative robots with optical metrology to offer high-resolution measurements that can be traced and repeated even in production.
Article - 19 Mar 2015
Memory metal, or Nitinol Wire, can take a new shape when heated. It is made of nickel and titanium and has many interesting properties.
Article - 10 Feb 2014
AZoM talks to DeWayne Howell and Jason Gabriel about the process of compression molding for composites and what the benefits and applications of this are.