Article - 26 Jul 2005
BAE Systems have built one of the most advanced aircarft structures. The 4.5m carbon fibre fuselage section has been made in a single piece eliminating the need for fasteners. Fibre placement was the...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 5251 is a medium strength alloy with good ductility and good formability. Alloy 5251 work hardenings rapidly and is readily weldable. It also has high corrosion resistance in marine...
Article - 18 Mar 2004
Ti6Al5Zr0.5Mo0.25Si is a high temperature titanium alloy designed fopr use in aerospace and gas turbine applcations. Physical and mechanical properties are provided as are fabrication details.
Article - 14 Aug 2003
Ti5Al2Sn4Mo2Zr4Cr is a near beta titanium alloy. It has properties that are superior to Ti6Al4V. Other designations, phyical and mechanical properties, fabrication details and applications are...
Article - 5 May 2003
Physical and mechanical properties for this high strength titanium alloy. Fabrication and alternative designations for Ti10V2Fe3Al are also provided.
Article - 15 Jan 2003
With global magnesium demand increasing, sourcing magnesium is becoming more important. A new process where it can be produced from power station fly ash has been devised. The technology, advantages,...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Metallic powders are good absorbers of microwaves and can be sintered by microwave radiation. Processing in this way has advantages over conventional methods including faster and more energy efficient...
Article - 11 Feb 2009
The primary purpose of an aircraft APU is to provide power to start the main engines of an aircraft. APUs also generate electrical and pneumatic power to run the heating, cooling, and ventilation...
Article - 5 Aug 2008
Maraging alloy 300 is a very high strength iron base, nickel, molybdenum, cobalt alloy. It may be age hardened to a strength level of 2068 MPa (300 ksi) ultimate with a hardness on the order of...
Article - 13 May 2008
17-4 stainless steel is an age-hardening martensitic alloy combining high strength with the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. Hardening is achieved by a short-time, simple low-temperature...