Article - 13 Sep 2019
Measuring the distance to target objects or materials with non-contact technology can be carried out with ultrasonic sensors, with no damage to the target.
Article - 26 Mar 2019
This article discusses the applications of self-healing thin films.
Article - 17 Nov 2017
Inductive sensors are frequently used in harsh environments in order to measure position or speed. Many engineers find inductive position sensor techniques and terminology confusing.
Article - 18 Dec 2012
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 - 15 Dec 2012
Steel is a ferrous metal and is an alloy of iron and other elements. The most common element that is combined with iron is carbon. Other alloying elements that are used include manganese, chromium,...
Article - 28 Nov 2012
Abrasive blasting is a technique that has been in existence since 1870 when the first abrasive blasting process was patented by Benjamin Chew Tilghman.
Article - 5 Sep 2012
Polish can be defined as a substance that is used to give a smooth and shiny surface to an automobile. Many different ingredients may be contained in the polishes.
Article - 24 Aug 2008
Austral Wright Metals has introduced two new generation grades of ferritic stainless steel. These are 'new generation' ferritic grades, with extra low carbon and fully stabilised, so don't suffer the...
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 - 28 Jun 2016
Weathering steel (WS), also known as low‐alloy steel, are steels with a carbon content of less than 0.2 wt. % to which mainly Cu, Cr, Ni, P, Si and Mn are added as alloying elements to a total...