Article - 18 Sep 2018
High yield steel embodies exceptional performance under extreme structural loads. Tension, compression, impacts, abrasion and vibration are usual loads applied upon heavy industry components when in...
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
News - 22 Mar 2009
Challenged to produce propulsion systems with higher efficiency and lower emissions, aerospace turbine engine manufacturers are pursuing solutions that range from the traditional to the...
H.C. Starck Solutions converts technology metal powders: molybdenum (Mo), niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta) and tungsten (W) into semi-finished, finished, and customer-specific products through production...
News - 11 Jun 2019
Experts from Fraunhofer ILT are researching and developing laser processes for the economical joining, cutting, ablation or drilling of composite materials, especially in the context of their...
News - 24 Jun 2010
High oil prices, increasing environmental awareness and changing political conditions are more and more focusing attention on the energy efficiency of automobiles. Lightweight construction, and thus...
News - 6 Oct 2008
Sika Automotive has selected BASF’s Ultramid® A3WG10 CR to manufacture a bodywork insert for use in the new Peugeot 308 sw. This plastic belongs to BASF’s new class of special...
Article - 17 Jan 2007
This article explores some of the selection criteria/properties and ceramics suited to various applications.
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.