Article - 9 Nov 2010
In the present work, titania thin films were prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis using glass substrates at the deposition temperatures of 300°, 325°, 350, 375°, and 400°C.
Article - 7 Jul 2010
Tool steels are important materials and cover a wide range of compositions from simple plastic molding die steels or water-hardening carbon steels to very highly alloyed high-speed steels.
Article - 3 May 2007
Particulate materials are used in all manner of applications, many of which are encountered day to day. Characterization of these powders is important as it can affect the properties of the resultant...
Article - 7 Oct 2005
Aluminum Nitride (AlN) is a important substrate material in electronic devices. AlN powders can become contaminatedby oxygen i9f they come into contact with water or oxygen. Hydrolysis behaviour and...
Article - 18 May 2005
430 stainless steel combines good corrosion resistance with good formability and ductility.It is a ferritic, non-hardenable plain Chromium stainless steel with excellent finish quality. The...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Precipitation hardening steels can be supplied in a readily machineable condition. After fabrication, a single, low temperature heat treatment can dramatically increase the strength of the...
Article - 14 Feb 2002
Corrosion resistance is one of titanium's most attractive features. Reasons and mechanisms for this are explained.
Article - 13 Feb 2002
Titanium can be fabricated in much the same way as stainless steel and nickel-based alloys provided allowances are made for its properties. Some operations covered include welding, resistance welding,...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Vinyl cladding or siding is used in residential and light commercial applications. It has become a popular alternative due to its low cost, durability, versatility and low maintenance. Factors such as...