Article - 21 Sep 2005
Electro conductive nanosized ZnO powder were synthesized from zinc sulfate salt and aluminum sulfate salts. The crystallization process, morphologies, and thermal decomposition were studied as a...
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 25 Apr 2005
Brass alloy CZ130 is a machinable brass typically used in sections. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for brass alloy CZ130.
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 2011 is a high mechanical strength alloy that machines exceptionally well. Often called a Free Machining Alloy or "FMA" it is well suited to use in automatic lathes.
Article - 8 Jul 2004
This article provides a guide to the machining of titanium alloys. Some details are provided for operations including cutting, grinding, surface grinding, turning, drilling, milling, chemical milling,...
Article - 16 Sep 2003
The use of alumina and zirconia in orthopaedic implants is outlined, in particular in total hip replacements. Advantages of using ceramics are also listed. The hip replacement procedure is described...
Article - 3 Dec 2002
The low density, high strength properties of titanium make it ideal for use in automotive components in an age where light weight and fuel efficiency are key design factors. Areas where titanium...
Article - 13 Feb 2002
Titanium can be fabricated in much the same way as stainless steel and nickel-based alloys provided allowances are made for its properties. Some operations covered include welding, resistance welding,...
Article - 1 Mar 2001
Smart materials are an interesting field that is growing quickly, and shape memory alloys (SMAs) are one such materials that represent one of the most exciting areas.
Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...