Article - 8 May 2001
Plain carbon steels' properties are to some degree controlled by carbon content. The properties of the various carbon composition steel families are outlined.
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Coatings such as titanium nitride on biomedical implants can improve their performance. Whilst the substrate my be biocompatible, the coating may help to improve wear resistance and lubricity. This...
Article - 22 Nov 2012
From classical symphonies to death metal, drums are an integral part of almost all music created across the globe. The range of materials used to create the modern drum kit is large and varied and is...
Article - 28 Jun 2012
AISI 4140 is a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel, the chromium content provides good hardness penetration, and the molybdenum content ensures uniform hardness and high strength.
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 12 Aug 2004
Reseachers at UCL have developed a coating based on vanadium dioxide that, when applied to glass windows, will reflect heat but allow light to pass thtough. Posted August 10 2004
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Plastics may not be as long lasting as first thought. Recent evidence shows that breakdown of plastics may begin shortly after manufacture. Recognition, deterioration, influencing factors,...
Article - 16 Aug 2018
With endurance at the forefront of its design ethos, Jet Edge has been developing and building ultra-high-pressure waterjet technology for over two decades.
Article - 8 Apr 2009
McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high quality advanced ceramics. Over half of our business is dedicated to engineering components specific to customers needs. This...
Article - 2 Apr 2002
The demands of sporting equipment such as ski equipment are ever increasing. Some of the materials that DuPont have developed specifically for this field are described and reasons for their use...