Article - 12 Jul 2002
The thixotropic casting process for ceramics is briefly described and compared to other similar processes such as vibroforming, vibraforming, in situ flocculation, injection moulding, direct...
Article - 31 May 2001
Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
Article - 11 Jan 2013
This article discusses the application of heating induction for melting.
Article - 15 Jan 2003
Sprayforming is a rapid prototyping process that can be used to produce steel moulds for plastic moulding technologies. The process and the moulds have advantages over more conventional methods. The...
Article - 8 Jun 2001
Superplastic forming is an alternative and novel method for producing dental implants. It is capable of producing complex prostheses that are lighter, more comfortable and stronger than similar...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
Spray formed Ni and Al alloys offer improved performance and reduced costs for some aerospace applications. The process is described and its application to nickel superalloys and aluminium alloys....
Article - 13 Sep 2002
Time to market is becoming an increasingly significant factor in the success of a product, apart from cost and quality. A major contributor to product development cycles is the time required to make...
Article - 4 Jul 2002
Vacuum induction melting is a process used for high purity metals and alloys. The process and furnace components are outlined. The types of materials typically processed, removal of impurities and...
Article - 10 May 2002
This article covers the applications of monolithic refractories and the types of refractories that are used in particular parts of the operation.
Article - 30 Oct 2019
Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, Olympus is a global technology leader that provides innovative nondestructive testing and measurement solutions for a wide range of industries, including...