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 - 30 Aug 2002
Nickel coated carbon fibre heating elements are providing an alternative to more wires and foils. Applications include de-icing of aircraft wings and helicopter rotor blades.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 30 Aug 2019
This article introduces the automotive applications of a wind tunnel microphone array systems.
Article - 1 Aug 2018
This article discusses the benefits of thermal insulation for applications such as space, satellites and harsh environments.
Article - 26 Jun 2013
Grade 21 Ti 15Mo 2.7Nb 3Al 0.25Si alloy has improved oxidation resistance and creep strength. This alloy is resistant to aircraft hydraulic fluids at all temperatures, thus it is ideal for use in...
Article - 25 Jun 2013
Titanium alloys possess very good corrosion resistance, high tensile strength and toughness. They are also light weight. Grade Ti 6Al 2Nb 1Ta 1Mo alloy is a near alpha wrought alloy.
Article - 7 Jun 2013
Stainless steel 15 – 5 PH, also known as XM-12 or UNS S15500, is a modification of 17-4 PH developed in the 1960s. It has a more refined microstructure obtained through the remelting process.
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Iridium is a chemical element with ‘Ir’ as its symbol. It belongs to group 9, periodic number 6 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 77.
Article - 6 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum 2000 series has copper as the key alloying element. When the alloys from this series are heat-treated, the mechanical properties are similar and/ or better than those of medium...