Article - 14 May 2018
Plastic or metal tubes, inserted into the lumen of anatomic ducts or vessels to keep the passageway open, are called stents. Stents have a characteristic mesh design composed of biocompatible metal or...
Article - 10 Jul 2017
Researchers at Yonsei University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering have recently developed a new Iron–high Manganese alloy that is both strong and ductile. Young-kook Lee’s team...
Article - 8 Jan 2018
Stainless is a term that was applied to cover a broad range of steel types and grades developed for oxidation or corrosion resistant applications.
Article - 17 Aug 2016
Stainless steels contain several alloying elements that are in line with the specific composition and grade. The following sections describe the alloying additions and the reasons they are present,...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Life cycle costing is a method for justifying materials choices for applications. It takes into account cost, fabrication and installation, maintenance, replacement costs, production losses and...
Article - 7 Feb 2002
Outlined are some simple and practical tests that can be used for the identification of grades and types of stainless steel. The tests are inexpensive and non-destructive but do have some limitations...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
Article - 22 Feb 2001
Stress and corrosion can combine to induce stress corrosion cracking. Emphasis is placed on the performance of austenitic stainless steels, ferritic and martensitic grades together with duplex...
Article - 1 Nov 2018
This article discusses the applications of martensitic stainless steel 1.4057 QT800.
Article - 19 Apr 2002
The basis of the nickel-titanium shape memory alloy (SMA) class is the intermetallic equiatomic binary alloy NiTi. Thanks to its moderate solubility range, its composition can be changed.