Article - 30 Apr 2002
Transducer materials are a key component of any sonar system. This article compares and explains properties of materials such as nickel, lead zirconate titanate and Terfenol. These materials have been...
Article - 13 Feb 2002
Titanium can be fabricated in much the same way as stainless steel and nickel-based alloys provided allowances are made for its properties. Some operations covered include welding, resistance welding,...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 31 May 2001
Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
Article - 11 Apr 2001
Sialons are a family of ceramics consisting of silicon, aluminium, oxygen and nitrogen with applications in the automotive and matallurgical fields.
Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...
Article - 7 Sep 2004
This document provides a guide for the appropriate joining process for a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Numerous welding processes are suggested.
Article - 14 Aug 2002
The origin and classification of this relatively new family of refractory materials is outlines.