Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Feldco International provide sputtering targets made in a vast array of materials in various sizes. A list of applications and indutrsies served for sputtering targets is provided as well as some of...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 2011 is a high mechanical strength alloy that machines exceptionally well. Often called a Free Machining Alloy or "FMA" it is well suited to use in automatic lathes.
Article - 26 Jul 2004
The 2005 Hummer H2 SUT is the latest vehicle in General Motors Corp.’s line-up to benefit from a lightweight, high performance nanocomposite material. Posted May 13 2004
Article - 22 Jun 2004
In a three year DTI funded project, NPL will look at the prediction of impact behaviour of polymers and ways to speed up time to market for polymeric products using computer simulations, computer...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
Forging processes used in Australia such as open die, closed die, non-ferrous and cold and warm steel forging are outlined. Their applications and limitations are also described.
Article - 23 Aug 2003
With automotive manufacturers increasingly turning to lighter materials such as composites, there is also increased pressure on them to recycle these materials. Pyrolysis is a process that can be used...
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Grade 430 is a non-hardenable grade that combines good corrosion resistance, formability and useful mechanical properties. It is resistant to nitric acid making it useful in the chemical industry, but...
Article - 29 Aug 2001
Improved hydrocarbon resistance than PPO alone, however, increases in water absorption result from the nylon content.