Article - 6 Jun 2013
Tungsten is a hard, rare metal having a lustrous and silvery white appearance. It is resistant to oxidation and attack by acids and alkalis. It is a bulky metal and has the highest melting point among...
Article - 16 May 2013
A copper alloy is an alloy with copper as its primary metal, which is mixed with different alloying elements to provide a range of materials designed to maximize characteristics such as ductility,...
Article - 7 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a soft and lightweight metal which is a good electrical conducto and also has sound absorbing, shock absorbing, and anti-rusting properties.
Article - 6 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum can be easily fabricated into many forms such as sheets, tubes, shapes, foil, rods, and wires. It is known to possess excellent machinability and plasticity in cutting, bending,...
Article - 8 Nov 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys contain many elements in a variety of combinations to reach a desired result. These alloys are suitable for use in environments with high temperatures and...
Article - 1 Nov 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys are used in environments with very high temperature above 540ºC (1000ºF) where deformation resistance and high surface stability are chiefly required.
Article - 26 Oct 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys include iron-based, cobalt-based and nickel-based alloys. These alloys can be strengthened by precipitation hardening, solid-solution hardening and work...
Article - 2 Aug 2012
The UNS numbers C10100 to C1300 represent commercially pure copper. The metal with which copper is alloyed determines the high electrical and thermal conductivity of the metal as well as its...
Article - 1 Aug 2012
Pure copper has high electrical and thermal conductivity. Alloys can be freely formed by the copper. The UNS 11300 silver-bearing tough Pitch copper has 101% IACS conductivity, and high ductility. It...
Article - 31 Jul 2012
Copper nickel alloys comprise 2 to 30% nickel and have high oxidation resistance and stress corrosion cracking resistance. Their high oxidation resistance is seen in moist air and steam.