Article - 14 Feb 2014
AZoM talks to Richard Wismer, Sales Manager of Newage Testing Instruments, about the new MT91 Microhardness Testing System.
Article - 14 Mar 2018
The applications of advanced technical ceramics have multiplied manifold in the modern age.
Article - 13 Nov 2017
Hardness testing has been established to check heat treatments for more than 100 years.
Article - 23 Jan 2017
Material thickness is of primary importance during Rockwell scale selection. The 30 Rockwell scales are classified by the total test force and the indenter type.
Article - 13 Dec 2015
The scope of applications for Thin films and coatings have a wide range of applications from optical tribiological, and biomedical ones to microelectronics, packaging and decorative uses. A coating’s...
Article - 22 Nov 2010
In this study, the microstructural design, synthesis and evaluation for the quaternary Cr-Al-Si-N coatings were investigated. Also, the overall comparisons among CrN, Cr-Al-N, Cr-Si-N, and Cr-Al-Si-N...
Article - 30 Jun 2016
Decarburization refers to a loss of carbon from a metal surface, particularly cast irons and steels, and occurs due to heating in a medium.
Article - 9 Nov 2012
Super alloys have good creep and oxidation resistance. They can function at very high temperatures and severe mechanical stress, and also where high surface stability is required.
Article - 5 Nov 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys are of three types namely iron-based, cobalt-based and nickel-based alloys.
Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...