Article - 23 May 2022
The present article discusses aluminum coating with silazane and other metals through laser treatment. The resulting silazane-coated aluminum substrate enhances hardness over conventional processes...
Article - 28 Feb 2022
This article provides an overview of the materials that are used to produce photovoltaic cells for the production of renewable energy, as well as new research that proposes the use of novel materials.
Article - 14 Jan 2022
Learn more about the recommended procedure for dimpling ductile materials.
Article - 30 Apr 2021
This article explores how the ceramics industry is dealing with issues of sustainability.
Article - 5 Jun 2015
In this interview, Prof. Colin Humphreys from the University of Cambridge talks about the real-world impacts of his wide ranging research, and the importance of electron microscopy in materials...
Article - 19 Dec 2005
SiAlON ST is an alloy of silicon nitride and aluminum oxide combining beneficial properties of both materials. SiAlON ST is uniquely qualified for non-ferrous molten metal applications and high wear...
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 30 May 2001
Hot pressed composites in the system Al2O3-ZrO2-AlN-SiCw-X where X denotes additions of TiB2, TiC, BN or Nb. They combined electrical conductivity with refractoriness, wear and impact resistance and...
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 - 5 Aug 2022
This article from QATM outlines the basics and applications of materialographic sectioning.