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...
Article - 10 Sep 2009
This article showcases AMAMCO Tool’s expertise in the field of solid carbide tool making and supply to the aircraft industry, through the illustration of its involvement in the early-stage Boeing 787...
Article - 4 May 2018
Evonik Industries offer a full line of ROHACELL® foam products which, due to their impressive mechanical strength, wide temperature range, and excellent temperature resistance, can provide for a range...
Article - 9 May 2006
Biologically inspired concepts are rapidly expanding the range of aircraft technology. MORFS combines reinforcements and a soft matrix continuum into a unique composite where structural coupling can...
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 - 6 Aug 2008
The 13-8PH alloy is a martensitic, precipitation hardening (maraging) stainless steel. Super Alloys not only provide access to the largest range of high-tec metals in Europe, but also access to the...
Article - 5 Aug 2008
300M is a low alloy, vacuum melted, steel of very high strength. Essentially it is a modified AISI 4340 steel with silicon, vanadium and slightly more carbon and molybdenum. 300M has a very good...
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 - 28 Feb 2001
Smart materials are able to respond to changes in their surroundings. They have potential applications in aerospace and civil engineering. Work continues on refining these materials down to the...
Article - 4 Sep 2019
This article discusses laser vibrometry for damage detection in aircraft using lamb waves.