Article - 3 Mar 2006
A customer needed a quote on Aluminum Nitride machining, requiring hardness & thermal conductivity. Insaco recommended Silicon Carbide.
Article - 7 Jan 2004
Density and melting point data is provided for Aluminium Carbide Al4C3.
Article - 20 Feb 2003
This is an aluminium / copper matrix, reinforced with silicon carbide particles. Properties are provided for this metal matrix composite.
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 - 2 Jun 2011
When selecting an engineering ceramic, the component should be machined by experts who appreciate the microstructure-property relationships.
Article - 29 Sep 2006
FELDCO INTERNATIONAL are manufacturers and suppliers of technical ceramics as well as high purity sputtering targets. Materials supplied include boron carbide, silicon carbide, alumina, boron nitride,...
Article - 2 May 2002
Early metal matrix composites were manufactured using conventional metals processing technology. More recently, a two stage process has enabled production of MMC's with higher ceramic contents and...
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 - 28 Feb 2001
Powders suitable for powder metallurgy processes can be manufactured using techniques such as reduction of oxides, atomisation, production from carbonyl derivitives, electrolytic production and...