Article - 16 Sep 2003
The use of alumina and zirconia in orthopaedic implants is outlined, in particular in total hip replacements. Advantages of using ceramics are also listed. The hip replacement procedure is described...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 30 Jun 2018
This article takes a look at the determination of sulfur and carbon in steel foundries and plants.
Article - 5 Feb 2016
Many years ago, ferrous materials were rare, and were found only as debris of meteorites. Iron and its alloys were used only for accessories, such as cultural items or jewelry.
Article - 31 Jul 2012
Temper designations for copper alloys and copper products are indicated by the standard ASTM B601. This standard defines the terminology of the processes responsible for the production of tempers and...
Article - 30 Aug 2008
Brasses are copper zinc alloys with a wide range of engineering uses. The addition of zinc to copper raises the strength and gives a range of properties, and the brasses are a very versatile range of...
Article - 15 Jan 2007
Metallic glasses are non-crystalline alloys formed by cooling from the liquid state. The aims of this investigation are to produce bulk amorphous rods of Cu-Hf and Cu-Hf-Ti and determine the critical...
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Titanium is highly suited to automotive applications such as valves, valve springs, suspension springs and exhaust systems.