Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 2 Jan 2002
This article briefly outlines the chemical compositions and main applications for ferritic, duplex, martensitic and precipitation hardening grades of stainless steels.
Article - 18 May 2005
Type 304 is the most versatile and widely used stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be severely deep drawn. The properties, applications and fabrication details are...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6005/6005A is a medium strength, heat treatable alloy with excellent corrosion resistance.
The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for aluminium alloy 6005.
Article - 30 Sep 2005
ABRESIST abrasion-resistant cast-basalt lining in existing plant pipelines has helped stop erosion and corrosion process. Since installation, no erosion or clogging of the new piping has occurred. The...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Copper is tough and ductile, but is valuable due its ability to conduct electricity. While it is suited to many applications most centre around its excellent electrical conductivity (e.g. busbars and...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
Forging processes used in Australia such as open die, closed die, non-ferrous and cold and warm steel forging are outlined. Their applications and limitations are also described.
Article - 4 Mar 2002
Excellent mechanical properties and corrosion resistance make titanium an ideal material for architectural applications. The reasons for its suitability including light weight, high strength, energy...
Article - 29 Apr 2008
Nickel Alloy 718 is a precipitation hardenable nickel-chromium alloy. It combines high strength in the aged condition with good corrosion resistance and weldability.
Article - 17 Aug 2004
There are 3 main classes of titanium alloys, alpha, alpha beta and beta. The relative properties and characteristics of these groups of alloys are compared.