Article - 28 Nov 2002
Questions such as, what are shape memory alloys, how do they work, how much deformation can they recover from, what metals exhibit shape memory properties and what applications do shape memory alloys...
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 - 21 Jul 2001
Silver metal in its pure state has a brilliant white metallic lustre and it is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable. It has 3 commercial types and applications in jewellery,...
Article - 19 Sep 2018
Shape memory alloys (SMA) are materials that “remember” their original shape and can go back to this original shape after deformation under a stimulus. They are also known as smart alloys or memory...
Article - 11 Mar 2015
Galvanic corrosion may occur when two dissimilar metals are in contact with one another in the presence of an electrolyte creating an electronic pathway for the movement of electrons (such as water).
Article - 17 Jun 2010
Using Thermo Scientific Niton x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers, you can find out in just a few seconds the exact precious metal content in jewelry, coins, and other valuable products with...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
Article - 9 May 2019
This article discusses applications that will benefit from heat shrink technology.
Article - 4 Jan 2002
Gallium arsenide is suited to use in solar cells due to its 1.43eV band gap, high absorptivity, insensitivity to heat and resistance to radiation damage. Drawbacks, opprtunities, high-efficiency...
Article - 11 Dec 2006
A comprehensive list of LSM Analytical's services are provided along with details of how they work.