Article - 14 Feb 2013
Composite materials have been used in the marine industry for various applications including gratings, ducts, shafts, piping, hull shells, etc for several decades.
Article - 17 Dec 2012
This article discusses Chopped prepreg molding compound (CPMC).
Article - 22 Oct 2012
Molybdenum, a refractory metal is widely used as an alloying element. Due to its good thermal and electrical conductivity, high melting point and excellent strength at elevated temperatures,...
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys have strong corrosion resistance. They are sensitive to high temperatures ranging between 200 and 250°C (392 and 482°F), and might lose some of their strength.
Article - 6 Jul 2012
High-speed steels are tool steels that find applications in high-speed cutting tools. Tungsten high-speed steels (group T) and molybdenum high-speed steels (group M) are two types of high-speed...
Article - 16 Feb 2009
In an in-service oil analysis program, lubricating oil is used as a diagnostic medium because as it circulates through an oil-wetted system, it carries with it debris from wearing surfaces, as well as...
Article - 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...
Article - 18 Jul 2003
Sensors for curved and rounded surfaces are typically difficult to apply. Described is a piezoelectric polymer coating that can be applied to complex surfaces. How it works and potential applications...
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
Article - 29 Nov 2016
Oil analysis is an important predictive maintenance technology. Reliability or service professionals, whether managing a marine vessel, a locomotive or truck fleet, or fixed assets in an industrial...