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 - 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 - 17 Jul 2010
Master Bond Inc. manufactures a wide range of epoxy, silicone, polyurethane, polysulfide, cyanoacrylate and UV cure systems for the assembly of transportation equipment.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Two ã-TiAl alloys, Ti-47 at%Al-2 at%Nb-2 at%Cr(MJ12) and Ti-47 at%Al-2 at%Nb- 2 at%Mn+0.8 at%TiB2 (MJ47), have been modified in a nitrogen-ion plasma. Hardness and wear resistance were evaluated and...
Article - 22 Apr 2002
CuZnAl SMA's are probably the least well known of the three main families of commercial SMA's. They use relatively cheap materials and can have transformation temperatures between + and -100°C. They...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 16 Aug 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Polyimide including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 23 Sep 2003
Researchers have successfully reinforced alumina with carbon nanotubes using spark plasma sintering. The new material has improved and interesting properties which are outlined. Posted September 16...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Many components across a variety of industries could potentially be improved if manufacturers could source raw materials with improved chemical, physical and/or mechanical properties. Use of sol-gel...
Article - 15 Feb 2001
A general introduction to composites utilising a thermoplastic matrix. Key properties and applications such as automotive, aerospace, construction and materials handling are outlined.