Article - 3 May 2007
This article looks at materials testing options available from Zwick and the sample preparations required. Tests available include tensile tests, compression tests, flexure tests, shear tests and...
Article - 18 Feb 2003
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
Article - 13 Apr 2005
The rheology of polymers is impostant as it directly influences flow during processing. Rotational and capillary extrusion rheometers are reviewed and property determination outlined. Examples are...
Article - 1 Jul 2002
Titanium alloys can be joined by fusion, resistance, flash-butt, explosion, friction, plasma, TIG, MIG and electron beam welding. There is particular emphasis on TIG, electron beam, plasma, resistance...
Article - 21 Sep 2001
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene has been used extensively as a wear face in orthopaedic implants. The performance of the material has been related to sterilisation techniques. Methods of...
Article - 6 Sep 2001
Very good impact strength even at low temperatures and large elongation at break compared with unmodified PP.
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Material components that require excellent stiffness to weight ratio properties are suitable for manufacture. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 31 Mar 2020
3D printing has taken off as a niche manufacturing method, enabling consumers to design and build their own goods.
Article - 21 Jan 2020
This article discusses the extrusion of polymers during additive manufacturing using fused deposition modeling (FDM).
Article - 26 Sep 2018
The StreamLiner™ series of extruded tubing from Zeus can be used to produce the thinnest PTFE catheters available.