Article - 23 May 2018
The use of duplex steels has steadily increased from the time their development started in the 1970s.
Article - 31 Mar 2018
Duplex steels were first developed in the 1970s, and since then, their use has gradually increased.
Article - 19 May 2017
CCD-based EBSD detectors became commercially available approximately 15 years ago.
Article - 21 Jan 2015
A work coil indicates whether a work piece has been heated effectively and efficiently, numerous types of work coil are available all ranging in complexity.
Article - 9 Feb 2016
Foundry and heat treatment firms with a high sample volume frequently use unmounted samples. A central force sample holder, without prior mounting, is often used for clamping the specimens.
Article - 20 Feb 2014
Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD), a scanning electron microscope (SEM)-based method, is widely used for microstructural characterization of materials.
Article - 8 Jan 2002
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 26 Jun 2018
Heat treatment originated in the Bronze Age and was developed further for processing iron (blacksmithing) around 800 BC.
Article - 27 Jun 2002
X-Ray fluorescence is probably best known for compositonal analysis. However, it can also be used as a form of non-destructive testing for measuring coating thickness. The basic system, technique and...
Article - 18 Dec 2001
Dysprosium (Dy) is a chemical element belonging to the actinide series. In 1950, Spedding and colleagues isolated the element using techniques like metallographic reduction and ion-exchange...