Article - 6 Mar 2013
Stainless steel grade A240 has a crystal structure that is ferritic, and hence this material is ferromagnetic in soft annealed condition. The high chromium content in this steel helps in replacing...
Article - 19 Dec 2012
Glass is a non-crystalline solid material that is optically transparent and brittle. Glass is obtained from three key substances that include limestone, sand and baking soda. Glass is a recyclable...
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 29 Sep 2012
OLEDs have broken through in the past 18 months, and there are now clear signs that they will finally live up to their long-promised commercial potential.
Article - 31 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys have high strength at subzero temperatures. Their strength can be lost when they are exposed to high temperatures. They also have high corrosion resistance.
Article - 20 Aug 2012
Leaded high strength yellow brass – copper casting alloy UNS C86400 is a cast brass alloy of manganese bronze and leaded manganese bronze. The chocolate color of UNS C86400 can be attributed to the...
Article - 14 Aug 2012
Phosphor bronze alloys were of great significance in the Bronze Age.
Article - 6 Aug 2012
UNS C31600 leaded nickel-bearing bronze is an alloy containing copper, zinc and lead in specific amounts. It has excellent corrosion resistance and cold workability. C31600 alloy is generally stronger...
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 4 Feb 2010
Increased demand for glass for solar applications is driving the development of specific glass qualities that are designed for the various solar technologies. This article outlines factors that need...