Alpha Lehigh was founded in 1956 and has become the region's most versatile machining facility. We're a full service job shop specializing in milling and drilling, turning, grinding, and machine...
Article - 24 Sep 2001
Pure titanium exists in the alpha phase at room temperature and transforms to the beta phase at 882°C. The beta phase has many beneficial properties and can be frozen in using certain alloying...
Article - 17 Sep 2001
Welding of alpha alloys does not induce formation of different phases, so annealing is the only post weld heat treatment required. Beta phase alloys are not generally regarded as weldable. Advantages...
Article - 25 Apr 2005
Brass alloy CZ108 is a high purity cold forming brass. It is used when severe bending or riveting properties are required. It can be machined but only with slow speeds and very light feeds. The...
Article - 7 Feb 2001
Brasses are alloys of copper and zinc (generally 5 to 40%). They are used for high pressure gas valves, gilding metals, plumbing systems and heat exchangers.
Article - 30 Jan 2002
Titanium alloys can be classified either by structure or strength. The main structures are alpha, beta and alpha-beta, which are described. Different strength classifications also exist, and this is...
Article - 30 Jul 2002
Ti6Al4V is an alpha-beta alloy and the most widely used of all the titanium alloys. Ti6Al4V ELI is also briefly described. The composition, physical and mechanical properties and fabrication details...
Article - 17 Aug 2004
There are 3 main classes of titanium alloys, alpha, alpha beta and beta. The relative properties and characteristics of these groups of alloys are compared.
Article - 16 Apr 2004
Physical and mechanical properties, composition and fabrication details are provided for the titanium alloy Timetal 1100.
Article - 11 Dec 2003
The selection of a gear oil for any application must take into consideration load and pressure on the gears, the rotational speed of the gears and the ambient conditions the gears will be used in.