Article - 6 Feb 2001
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) comes in forms such as reaction bonded, sintered and hot pressed. Excellent thermo mechanical properties have seen this material used for engine parts, bearings, metal...
Article - 21 Nov 2001
Plasma cutting evolved from Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding. By constricting the nozzle opening, gas velocity increased and effectively blasted molten metal away from the puddle created by the arc....
News - 18 Dec 2012
Faced with a sourcing shortage of helium, several segments of industry, working with Linde North America engineers, are welcoming new product developments that lead to lower helium requirements, or...
News - 27 Jan 2004
ESAB Welding and Cutting Products, based in South Carolina, USA, has turned to Victrex® PEEK™ polymer for the electrical insulators in its plasma cutting torches.
Replacing a leading brand...
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.
Article - 29 Jun 2013
Super alloys also known as high performance alloys are used in environments with very high temperature where deformation resistance and high surface stability are very important. These alloys have...
Article - 29 May 2013
The copper family has around 400 different alloys. Copper is known to possess high thermal and electrical conductivity. Compared to most metals, copper can freely form alloys with several other...
Article - 4 Jul 2017
The global steel expert, Masteel has improved its metal fabrication services by providing a new high precision plasma cutting facility.
Article - 14 Nov 2018
This article discusses additive manufacturing (AM) and the materials and methods it involves.
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...