Article - 20 Jun 2013
Titanium alloys are light weight and have excellent corrosion resistance, very high tensile strength and toughness. These properties remain unaffected to a great extent even at extreme temperatures.
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 - 6 May 2013
Aluminium/aluminum and its alloys are essential materials in various industries such as aerospace, marine, construction, and automobile.
Article - 6 Apr 2013
Silicon carbide is a compound of silicon and carbon with the chemical formula SiC. It occurs in the extremely rare mineral moissanite. Silicon carbide grains are bonded together by sintering to form...
Article - 23 Aug 2012
Steels containing mainly carbon as the alloying element are called carbon steels. They contain about 0.4% silicon and 1.2% manganese.
Article - 10 Jul 2012
Tool steels consisting of a combination of more than 7% molybdenum, tungsten and vanadium, and more than 0.60% carbon, are termed as high-speed steels. High-speed steels can be used to cut metals at...
Article - 23 Dec 2010
Grinding-wheel loading can be defined as ground material either adhere to abrasive grains or become embedded in voids on a grinding-wheel surface.
Article - 19 Aug 2009
A new systematic definition and the category of hybrid materials are proposed in this paper. The categories are (1) structurally-hybridized materials, (2) materials hybridized in chemical-bond, and...
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...