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 - 9 Aug 2017
Production capacities for specialized metal powders are increasing all over the world.
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is widely recognised as a new industrial revolution in the manufacture of components and products. There are, however, some issues that are not due to the...
Article - 19 Oct 2010
The properties of the regions where grains come together (grain boundaries) often determine the formation, evolution, and stabilization (or dissolution) of the grains and as such, characterization of...
Article - 13 Jun 2009
The LYNXEYE™ is a 1-dimensional detector for X-ray diffraction, based on Bruker AXS' compound silicon strip technology. Compared to a simple point detector the LYNXEYE dramatically increases measured...
Article - 30 May 2009
Calibration of a universal testing machine involves validation of the accuracy of the system's instruments responsible for achieving displacement and force measurements.
Article - 4 Feb 2009
Automated rotrode filter spectroscopy (A-RFS) is a sample preparation device designed for the AES that concentrates large and small wear metal debris in a graphite filter electrode. When the graphite...
Article - 3 May 2007
When choosing a material's suitability for a particular application paramount importance is placed upon the material properties of the material. Testing of materials therefore must follow a standard...
Article - 20 Feb 2006
Tribology includes the methodical study of friction, lubrication, and wear. Tribology plays a critical role in diverse technological areas.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).