Article - 18 Feb 2004
316L is the low carbon version of 316 stainless steel. Covered in this document are the physical and mechanical properties of 316L stainless steel.
Article - 5 Mar 2003
Polyetheretherketone is ahigh performance thermoplastic that is strong, stiff, hard and has high temperature resistance. Other properties such as electrical, mechanical, physical, thermal and chemical...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
Article - 12 Nov 2002
Talonite is a cobalt-chromium alloy from Carbide Processors. It is suited to applications such as food mixing, knives and blades for cutting materials such as lumber where it out performs tool steels....
Article - 15 Aug 2002
In this article, we make a comparison between thermal spraying and hard chrome plating as industry solutions.
Article - 13 Aug 2002
Titanium is probably best known for its application in aircraft components. This article covers many titanium alloys and there usage in the aerospace industry.
Article - 12 Aug 2002
A number of methods for measuring the heat release from materials during burning are outlined. There is a focus on materials used for the construction of furniture as well as the techniques...
Article - 28 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what attributes and properties make aluminium foil suitable for the applications it us used in? If so, this article provides a detailed account of all the attributes and...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels are often used when high-temperature oxidation resistance or hot strength is required.
Article - 2 Jan 2002
This article briefly outlines the chemical compositions and main applications for austenitic grades of stainless steel.