Article - 23 Jan 2017
Figure 1 displays a cutaway view of TMC’s Gimbal Piston™ isolator, which uses two air chambers instead of one. The chambers are connected by a small orifice. When the piston moves up and down, air is...
Article - 29 Nov 2016
Gravimetric Capillary is the most common technique used to measure kinematic viscosity. It is temperature controlled, usually 40 ºC for single grade oils, and both 40 and 100 ºC for multi-grade oils.
Article - 9 Jun 2016
Viscosity the most important physical property of a lubricating oil, as determines how easily the oil circulates and its load carrying capability.
Article - 28 Nov 2012
Autofrettage is a metal fabrication method with a wide range of applications, from the manufacture of gun barrels on battleships and tanks to the manufacture of fuel injection systems for diesel...
Article - 16 Feb 2009
In order to maximize sample throughput, used oil analysis laboratories often reduce run times for viscosity measurements. In this article, viscosity standards and a used oil sample were analyzed on...
Article - 8 Jun 2006
Diffusion of cations in high-temperature oxidation of ceramic matrix composites dispersed with metallic particles is discussed in this paper. Inward diffusion of oxygen passing though oxidized zone...
Article - 29 Sep 2004
The US Army has awarded Goodrich a contract ti develop carbon fibre reinforced composites for use in 81mm mortar barrels. The benefits of using this type of materials are mentioned. Posted July 8 2004
Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Howitzer M777 is the replacement for the M198. Advantages of the M777 over the M198 are reported as well as materials and design criteria and choices. The resulting performance and production...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.