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AlumiLok™ coating technology developed by Nexceris produces aluminization coatings with simple application techniques and heat-treatment methods. This technology enables exceptional oxidation...
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 11 Feb 2002
The effects of various media such as alkalis, inorganic salts, organic chemicals, organic acids, oxygen, hydrogen, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen, ammonia and liquid metals on titanium are...
Article - 22 Mar 2018
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is a useful technique to address each of the requirements above, as this tool technique possesses various powerful techniques to study the thermal properties of...
Article - 24 Jun 2016
Pure nickel is very hard, ductile, shiny, resistant to corrosion, and has a silvery-white color. Thanks to these extraordinary properties, nickel is often utilized in surface engineering and coating...
Article - 24 Aug 2015
Acetylacetone (2,4-pentanedione) is a beta-diketone that occurs in the form of enol and tautomeric keto mixture. In basic solution, this organic compound is deprotonated to form the acac or...
Article - 16 Nov 2008
Aluminium nitride (AlN) is an interesting material and is one of the best materials to use if high thermal conductivity is required. When combined with its excellent electrical insulation properties,...
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 12 Sep 2002
The discover, occurence and production of yttrium are outlined. Key properties are covered and applications of the pure metal and important ytrrium-containing compounds are described. A detialed...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...