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Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 30 Aug 2010
Mecmesin is a leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test equipment. They offer precision test instruments and systems that are accurate, reliable and excellent value for money for a...
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...
The “-HX” is the commercial example of the HPRDS development performed under contract between AMETEK and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Article - 10 Apr 2002
Aluminium extrusions are extensively used in building due to their strength, low density, corrosion resistance and design flexibility. Typical applications include window and door frames, curtain...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the different methods that can be employed for ensuring consistent quality in the plastics industry are discussed.
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Grade 202 stainless steel is a type of Cr-Ni-Mn stainless with similar properties to A240/SUS 302 stainless steel. The toughness of grade 202 at low temperatures is excellent.
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...