Article - 31 Oct 2003
Have you ever wondered why we heat treat metals? The reasons are outlined and the different effectos of heat treatment are briefly outlined.
Article - 19 Aug 2009
Wheel-loading is one of the prime factors that determine the grindability of the grinding wheel. It can lead to an increase in grinding forces and grinding temperature to a level which causes...
Article - 15 Oct 2002
Ti6Al2Sn4Zr6Mo is a heat treatable alpha-beta alloy that combines the high temperature properties of Ti6Al2Sn4Zr2Mo with higher strength. Composition ranges, designations, physical and mechanical...
Article - 19 Mar 2002
Machining of titanium is not as simple as some other metals, mainly due to thermal effects. Suggestions for milling, boring, turning, drilling, tapping, grinding, cutting, electrochemical machining,...
Article - 21 Nov 2001
Plasma cutting evolved from Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding. By constricting the nozzle opening, gas velocity increased and effectively blasted molten metal away from the puddle created by the arc....
Article - 10 Sep 2009
This article showcases AMAMCO Tool’s expertise in the field of solid carbide tool making and supply to the aircraft industry, through the illustration of its involvement in the early-stage Boeing 787...
Article - 2 Aug 2009
Tungsten Carbide is often referred to as a Hard Metal due to it’s very high hardness in relation to other metals. Tungsten Carbide is actually a composite material with hard particles of Tungsten...
Article - 18 May 2009
Abrasion resistant steel is a high resistant long life steel available in numerous grades and thickness. Combined with excellent weldability, abrasion resistant steel plate stands up well in the...
Article - 2 Dec 2005
The existence of non-metallic deposited layers originating from inclusions in workpiece steels on the rake face of high speed steel (HSS) tools coated by physical vapor deposition (PVD) has...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
Excessive grinding forces acting on grinding surfaces cause defects during grinding of fragile materials. A new grinding system (regulated force feeding, RFF) has been developed in order to minimize...