Article - 5 Jun 2020
Deciding between a silicon drift detector (SDD) or PIN detector is one of the first choices you need to make when buying a handheld XRF instrument.
Article - 4 Jul 2019
This article discusses how to identify aluminum-lithium alloys using a handheld LIBS analyzer.
Article - 20 Mar 2014
In this article, Oxford Instruments presents an experiment using electron back-scatter diffraction (EBSD) to characterize changes in microsctructure.
Article - 3 Sep 2012
The chemical composition limits for dawn seamless tubes.
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys lose some of their strength when exposed to high temperatures. However, their strength can be increased at subzero temperatures, thus making them a useful low-temperature alloy.
Article - 27 May 2008
Aluminium alloy 5005 contains nominally 0.8% magnesium. It has medium strength, good weldability, and good corrosion resistance in marine atmospheres. It also has the low density and excellent thermal...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6005/6005A is a medium strength, heat treatable alloy with excellent corrosion resistance.
The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for aluminium alloy 6005.
Article - 2 Aug 2002
Aluminium extrusions make up over half the consumption of aluminium products in Europe. The manufacturing process is explained, while alloy suitability and design aspects are also covered.
Article - 10 Apr 2002
Aluminium extrusions are extensively used in building due to their strength, low density, corrosion resistance and design flexibility. Typical applications include window and door frames, curtain...