Article - 28 Nov 2002
Questions such as, what are shape memory alloys, how do they work, how much deformation can they recover from, what metals exhibit shape memory properties and what applications do shape memory alloys...
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.
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
News - 4 Sep 2020
As anyone who has ever straightened their hair knows, water is the enemy. Hair painstakingly straightened by heat will bounce back into curls the minute it touches water. Why- Because hair has shape...
Article - 23 Feb 2015
Rolls-Royce designed the state of the art Trent 1000 turbine Engine with an impressive 50,000 horse power – the equivalent of 68 Formula 1 racing car engines. It is no surprise that people wonder how...