Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 15 Apr 2003
This PVD duplex coating from Wallwork-Tecvac is suited to plastics extrusion dies. It increases the surface hardness and improves wear resistance, prolonging die life. Posted February 2003
News - 21 May 2012
A team led by Suman Das, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Mechanical Engineering, has designed an innovative, all-digital casting process that enables production of a metal part directly...
News - 24 Oct 2006
Automobiles need to lose weight in order to cut their fuel consumption. More and more manufacturers are therefore beginning to use thin sheets of high-strength steel. Extremely hard and precisely...
News - 24 Jun 2016
Century Die Company, LLC., a blow mold specialist in Fremont Ohio, has added to their heat treating capability with a Lucifer Red Devil single chamber furnace. Model RD7-H21 has a working...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
Infrared (IR) light microscopy with liquid immersion technique was found to be effective in examining the internal structure of zirconia and other nano-powder compacts. The internal structure could be...
News - 24 Mar 2005
Anyone with a technical interest or involved in die pressing will be interested in a one-day Awareness Meeting being organised by PowdermatriX.
The meeting will cover recent developments in...
Article - 9 Jul 2002
Plasma-infrared processing is a coating technology suited to coating relatively large surfaces quickly. Using the worlds largest plasma arc lamp ORNL have developed the technique which can produce...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...