Article - 20 Jul 2005
Phillips Plastics have won a die casting award for a magnesium fishing reel frame. Use of magnesium made it lighter than aluminium, while surface finishes were better than plastic.
Article - 19 Aug 2004
Magnesium alloys have been growing in popularity in recent times. Casting processes and the main magnesium alloys used for casting are outlined. Considerations for die casting of magnesium alloys are...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
In Thailand, there is negligible manufacturing of ‘advanced’ industrial ceramics although they are widely used as parts in various industries. Current research in Thailand is outlined as is...
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 8 Jun 2001
Superplastic forming is an alternative and novel method for producing dental implants. It is capable of producing complex prostheses that are lighter, more comfortable and stronger than similar...
Article - 11 Dec 2002
The multi-slide die casting process for magnesium has been adapted from a similar process for zinc. The process in which intricate parts can be cast using a sliding die is described as are its...
Article - 3 Aug 2006
AM-lite is a new magnesium alloy, specially formulated to provide excellent die castability with significant cost advantages and a high-quality as-cast surface that is highly suitable for decorative...
Article - 8 Dec 2005
CeramTec is a manufacturer of Alumina and Aluminum Nitride substrates. Rubalit® and Alunit® materials were developed in their own laboratories.
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 20 Aug 2004
Zinc and zinc alloys are used for extrusions, castings, forgings, rolled sheet or drawn wire and of course as a protective coating. The application of zinc coatings, the casting and joining of zinc...