Article - 23 Jan 2002
With a history much shorter than that of gold, its use and discovery in the 1700's is described. Development of the platinum market through the 1800's and into more modern times is also covered....
Article - 28 May 2001
Molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2), a refractory metal silicide, is mainly used as a heating element and has been recognized as a potential structural ceramic
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 21 Apr 2014
Dow Corning offers fully fluorinated F-LSR elastomers capable of improving design flexibility and increasing process efficiency. These elastomers are specially designed for liquid injection molding,...
Article - 10 Jun 2013
The two main properties of precipitation-hardened stainless steels are high corrosion resistance and high strength. Stainless steel grade 17-7 PH is a precipitation hardened stainless steel that...
Article - 5 Jun 2013
Water-hardening tool steels are also known as group W steels. This group consists of three types, namely, W1, W2, and W3. The main alloying element found in group W steels is carbon.
Article - 10 Sep 2012
Stainless steels are high-alloy steels, which have high corrosion resistance when compared to other steels due to high chromium content of about 4-30% . Based on their crystalline structure, they are...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
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.