Article - 22 Nov 2010
What is compression testing and how is it used to determine how a product or material reacts when it is compressed? Find out more about the theory and applications of compression testing.
Article - 18 Apr 2010
Mechanical metallurgy can be defined as the interface between an alloy's mechanical behavior, the processing used to produce the alloy, and the underlying structure ranging from the atomic to...
Article - 25 Apr 2009
Adhesive bonding, especially when it incorporates epoxy resins, is becoming more and more accepted as a cost-effective production method across many industries. Epoxy resins are a technically and...
Article - 10 Dec 2008
Mechanical testing of large components is an important part of product development. Often specialized equipment with with long crosshead travel is required.
Article - 6 Sep 2008
To meet the challenges posed in testing a wide diversity of materials, Lloyd Instruments offers a comprehensive range of high performance materials testing machines, designed to make accurate and...
Article - 10 Jul 2008
Fully automated, temperature-controlled materials analysis is possible by adding thermal heating, heating and cooling or furnaces to a software-controlled materials testing machine.
Article - 9 Apr 2008
Universal testing machines (UTMs) that test mechanical properties such as tensile, flexural, compressive and shear are among the most commonly used instruments plastics compounders are likely to buy...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Many components across a variety of industries could potentially be improved if manufacturers could source raw materials with improved chemical, physical and/or mechanical properties. Use of sol-gel...
Article - 8 Aug 2017
Graphite is a soft, slippery, greyish-black material that has a metallic luster. It is opaque to light and is a good conductor of electricity and heat. Most of the time, graphite is just referred to...
Article - 3 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a ductile, silverish white metal that is never found in its metallic form in nature. It occurs as bauxite, which is a mixture of aluminium oxides, iron oxides and clay.