Article - 23 May 2001
Different types of MMCs and various manufacturing routes are explored. Many applications in the automotive, aerospace and sporting goods industries that are close to commercialisation are explained.
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.
Article - 28 Sep 2001
Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) is a forming process combining simultaneous heat and pressure to consolidate metal and/or ceramic powders. It produces fully dense materials and can bond materials that...
Article - 23 Jun 2022
As opposed to conventional metal alloys, metal matrix composites (MMCs) possess inimitable physical, thermal, electrical, chemical, and mechanical properties that make them most suitable in today’s...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Multi-dimensional Al2O3/Ni nanocomposites with preserved multifunctional magnetic properties are successfully fabricated by an aqueous monomer suspension casting and coating processes. An optimal...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
A comprehensive overview of the powder injection moulding process. Aspects covered include, the process, raw materials, advantages, formulation and binder related issues and the market for metal and...
Article - 22 Aug 2002
Functionally graded materials are introduced. The different methods used to produce them are outlined and compared as well as the origins of FGMs and their potential applications.
Article - 8 May 2001
The trend behind MMC development has tapered off of late, but a thriving indutry still exists. MMC's remain popular for automotive, aerospace and sporting goods due to their light weight and high...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 21 Mar 2002
Product development cycles have decreased considerably with the growing use of Computer-Aided Design (CAD).