Article - 10 Sep 2012
Stainless steels are known as high-alloy steels. They contain about 4-30% of chromium. They are further divided into martensitic, austenitic, and ferritic steels. Another group of stainless steels are...
Article - 7 Sep 2012
Alloy steels are designated by AISI four-digit numbers. They comprise different kinds of steels having composition exceeding the limitations of B, C, Mn, Mo, Ni, Si, Cr, and Va set for carbon steels.
Article - 6 Sep 2012
This article details the properties of AISI 4130 Alloy Steel (UNS G41300).
Article - 21 Aug 2012
Pure copper has good electrical and thermal conductivity. More than 400 varieties of copper alloys are available. Alloys can be freely formed by copper than most metals.
Article - 28 Jun 2012
This article details the properties of AISI 1018 mild/low carbon steel.
Article - 28 Sep 2011
Tellurium is a metalloid element with the chemical symbol Te and atomic number 52. It is used primarily in iron, copper and lead alloys in and around the machining processes. Other properties and...
Article - 14 Jul 2011
Manufacturers of solar cells need to make sure their products are of the highest quality. To check this they carry out microstructural examinations. This article describes how to prepare samples for...
Article - 28 Apr 2011
Thin film and multilayered materials having thicknesses on the nano to microscale are critical components for numerous technologies. Substrates on which these materials are fabricated can range in...
Article - 19 Nov 2010
In this work, cup-type newly developed diamond-grinding-wheels with various amounts of abrasive grain on wheel surfaces are used to grind sapphire. The effects of abrasive grains and surface roughness...
Article - 9 Nov 2010
In the present work, titania thin films were prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis using glass substrates at the deposition temperatures of 300°, 325°, 350, 375°, and 400°C.