Article - 3 Nov 2012
Super alloys have an ability to function under very high temperatures and severe mechanical stress, and also where high surface stability is required. They have good creep and oxidation resistance,...
Article - 6 Oct 2012
Various test methods have been used to study hot corrosion. Immersion testing (or crucible testing), which was the first laboratory test method, is not considered reliable for simulating the gas...
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys have high ductility and corrosion resistance. At subzero temperatures, their strength can be increased. However, their strength can be reduced at high temperatures of about 200-250°C.
Article - 2 Dec 2008
Silicon nitrides (Si3N4) are a range of advanced engineering ceramics characterised by high strength, toughness and hardness and excellent chemical and thermal stability.
Article - 23 May 2006
New high-temperature materials are required to increase energy conversion efficiency of thermal cycles such as gas turbine engines. To use Functionally graded materials (FGMs) at high temperatures,...
Article - 11 May 2005
Alloy CA104 is an Aluminium Bronze with high strength. CA104 also has excellent corrosion resistance, abrasion resistance and ability to withstand shock loading. The properties, applications and...
Article - 29 Oct 2003
Nickel alloys are used extensively because of their corrosion resistance, high temperature strength and their special magnetic and thermal expansion properties. Alloy types coverd in this article are:...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
This grade combines high hardness and strength after suitable heat treatment. Corrosion and heat resistance are similar to grade 304. It is suited to production of long shafts which require no...
Article - 3 Mar 2021
The environmental compatibility of diesel engines as compared to gasoline engines is a matter of great dispute in the discussion about the cause of and measures against anthropogenic climate change....