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 - 15 May 2014
PINs and SDDs are the two main types of energy dispersive detectors. This article presents the results of a comparative study of SDD and PIN detectors to find the best detector for identification of...
Article - 17 May 2005
Aluminium alloys are normally supplied as semi-finished products such as sheet, plate, coil, extrusions, tube or wire. All forms can then be readily fabricated into finished products using a wide...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
Measuring grain size can be complicated by identification of gain boundaries. Techniques such as channelling contrast imaging, electron backscatter diffrraction and oriantation contract imaging are...
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
Article - 3 Sep 2012
The chemical composition limits for dawn seamless tubes.
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6082 is a medium strength alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. It has the highest strength of the 6000 series alloys. Alloy 6082 is known as a structural alloy. The properties,...
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.
News - 26 Sep 2011
Thresher Industries, based in Hanford, California, has successfully developed a very high thermal conductive alloy material. The company has created the material based on a purchase order that has...
News - 10 Sep 2010
Taber Extrusions LLC has made several key announcements through President Bill Wetmore regarding contract awards that will position the company as the primary supplier of aluminum extruded products...