News - 28 Jul 2015
Researchers at Purdue University have discovered sinuous flow deformation in metals, and an astonishingly simple method to suppress this deformation. This discovery could help advance manufacturing by...
Article - 13 Aug 2020
Aerospace and defense manufacturers are turning to 3D printing as the ultimate flexible manufacturing system to combat problems with efficiency and cost.
Article - 7 Dec 2015
Toray Advanced Composites participates in applications ranging from satellites and aircraft to energy and transportation
Article - 24 Jan 2014
There is a correlation between bulk mechanical properties of polycrystalline materials and the strength of individual grain boundaries at the micro- or nano-scale. The strength of the grain boundary...
Article - 4 Oct 2013
Mark Colin, Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Ceramics Platform within 3M Advanced Materials Division, talks to AZoM about the benefits of ceramic armor and the Ceradyne and 3M...
Article - 19 Aug 2013
All that time spent playing with plastic bricks as a kid may finally be paying off, as tiny composite blocks developed by MIT have been used to create a lightweight structure and could lead to much...
Article - 7 Mar 2013
Dr. John Schneiter, CEO of Free Form Fibers and the Director of miSci Science Center in Schenectady, New York, talks to AZoM about Inorganic High Performance Fibers (HPFs).
Article - 6 Feb 2013
Transparency is a physical property that we observe every day, though perhaps it is not one that we give a huge amount of thought to. Also known as diaphaneity or pellucidity, transparency in...
Article - 8 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum and its alloys are used in an ever-increasing number of applications. Aluminium / aluminum 7000 series have excellent fatigue properties, except in the T6 temper. These alloys can...
Article - 20 Sep 2011
Boron Carbide is a useful engineering ceramic with many industrial applications, but machining it to final tolerances is a specialized process.