Article - 30 May 2001
Aluminium based metal matrix composites have been shown to be a superior material for railway car brake disks compared to conventional iron items. This case study looks at thermal characteristics,...
Article - 29 May 2001
Joining of MMCs is not always as easy as using technologies applicable to matrix material. This is the case for reinforced aluminium. Fusion welding, tungsten inert gas welding, solid state welding...
Article - 8 Aug 2002
Neutron strain scattering is a powerful tool for determining stress fields within an engineering component. How the technique works and its advantages are explained. Two case studies are also...
News - 22 Jul 2010
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/895775/solidification_pro) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Solidification Processing of Metal Matrix...
News - 3 Nov 2021
Concrete production weighs heavy on the environment, responsible for around 50% of overall waste generated worldwide. Recently, a team of researchers from Spain and Portugal has conducted a study,...
Article - 23 May 2001
Different types of MMCs and various manufacturing routes are explored. Many applications in the automotive, aerospace and sporting goods industries that are close to commercialisation are explained.
Article - 22 Dec 2021
This article outlines the use of Deep UV resonant Raman spectroscopy to analyze molecular compounds with high specificity.
Article - 12 Nov 2019
This article discusses Using Synthetic Diamond Solutions to Shape the Future of Aerospace and Automotive Machining.
Article - 8 May 2001
The trend behind MMC development has tapered off of late, but a thriving indutry still exists. MMC's remain popular for automotive, aerospace and sporting goods due to their light weight and high...
Article - 12 Aug 2020
The metal additive manufacturing industry has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, at least in the short-to-mid-term. This article discusses how the industry has been affected and the...