Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
Article - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 9 Apr 2015
This article looks at the use of a sub-micron-inch resolution lathe for cutting tests.
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
Article - 14 Aug 2003
Tungsten Inert Gas or TIG welding processes is suited to joining and repairing of aluminium alloys. The manual and automatic processes are outlined.
Article - 18 Feb 2003
Aluminium is commonly used in construction because of the design flexibility it allows. The ability to produce intricate extruded profiles or flat panels, as well as the available surface finishes...
Article - 30 Jun 2018
The ability to measure flow in a dependable, precise and economical manner is of greater importance in today’s world than in any other era.
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys have high ductility and corrosion resistance. The aluminum 3003 alloy has moderate strength and good corrosion resistance. The strength of this alloy can be increased by cold working.
Article - 31 May 2001
Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.