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Austenitic welds and welds that contain heterogenous weld materials are increasingly used in various industries.
Article - 28 Nov 2015
Thermal insulation is an important feature when developing or maintaining hot-oil systems. However, it comes with certain advantages and disadvantages.
Article - 2 Nov 2016
Plasma, the fourth state of matter, has become a useful method for surface modification and deposition of various materials over the past three years. Plasma is used to prepare surfaces for...
Article - 21 Aug 2017
Within the nuclear industry, NDT plays an important role in maintaining the safety and constant inspection of the most critical parts of nuclear power plants.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
Article - 10 Jan 2010
The nuclear industry is at the eye of a perfect storm with fuel oil and natural gas prices near record highs, worldwide energy demands increasing at an alarming rate, and increased concerns about...
Article - 10 Apr 2017
An unsatisfying compromise has to be made between acceptable throughput and sufficient data coverage when measuring high-slope machined parts, since metrology tools usually involve some sort of...
Article - 6 Nov 2017
Over the past thirty years, the fourth state of matter, which is plasma, has become an extremely useful means of removing small quantities of material from a wide range of substrates efficiently and...
Article - 15 Mar 2001
Intermetallics possess many remarkable properties, but processing intermetallic components can be difficult. This article looks into the possibility of producing coatings of metal aluminides and the...
Article - 31 Jan 2020
Laser-based welding uses rapid cooling and heating cycles. Nanoindentation studies of welded materials such as stainless steel are used for quality assurance.