Article - 29 Apr 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a lightweight and malleable metal that has been in use for centuries. Aluminium / aluminum 5000 series alloys are mainly used in sheet or plate form but can be obtained as...
Article - 26 Apr 2013
About 8% of the earth's crust is made up of aluminium / aluminum, a silverish white element. When aluminium / aluminum is mixed with one of these elements – silicon, magnesium, manganese, copper, and...
IMS Metals Inc. is a full-service supplier specializing in metal products for the marine industry. Our industrial metal products include corrosion-resistant alloys, aluminum and stainless specialty...
Article - 7 Oct 2005
While magnesium alloys have excellent strength to weight characteristics, they have poor wear resistance when emplyed in friction applications. Reinforcing with Mg2Si dispersoids was found to be...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
Article - 12 Mar 2021
Knowing the physical and chemical properties of polymeric materials is essential for developing efficient material processing methods for the manufacturing and recycling of plastic products. This...
Article - 21 Jan 2020
Technical ceramics, also known as advanced ceramics, offer previously unmatched materials for several manufacturing processes. Their unique thermal, electrical, and physical properties have been...
Article - 5 Apr 2019
In this interview, Andy Waadevig, Custom Product Manager at Strongwell talks to AZoM and gives an insight into the way in which custom pultrusions are manufactured after the conceptual stage.
Article - 4 May 2018
As one of the world’s largest specialty chemicals manufacturer, Evonik Industries offer an ever-expanding range of advanced, high quality polymers and composite materials to provide solutions to the...