Article - 8 Jul 2002
A review of reasons why aluminium forgings are suited to many applications. Strength, lead-time, surface finish, cost and design flexibility are all covered. The article contains a lot of general...
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Rimmed steels are similar to killed steels, except that they are only partially deoxidised. The process by which they are made, advantages, disadvantages and steels that are typically rimmed are...
Article - 20 Aug 2004
Zinc and zinc alloys are used for extrusions, castings, forgings, rolled sheet or drawn wire and of course as a protective coating. The application of zinc coatings, the casting and joining of zinc...
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 - 8 May 2001
The trend behind MMC development has tapered off of late, but a thriving indutry still exists. MMC's remain popular for automotive, aerospace and sporting goods due to their light weight and high...
Article - 17 Jun 2015
In the foundry industry, where a high level of economic efficiency is required, the increasingly stringent quality requirements need specific requirements.
Article - 7 Jun 2018
AZoM talks for Dr. Evans Mogire from Buehler about how they are leading the way in answering the challenges set by the automotive industry regarding testing materials.
Article - 12 Feb 2016
The aluminium sector is the world’s second largest metals market, with a total market value around £45 billion. Demand continues to increase for aluminium in several sectors, including the automotive...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Fonderie Saguenay specializes in the production of custom castings in gray and ductle cast iron. They are able to produce castings to suit all of your specific requirements. Examples fo the types of...
Article - 22 May 2013
This article discusses failure analysis of contaminant related nonbonding of a powder coat to a surface.