Article - 6 Jun 2001
Developments in the steel industry are helping stave off challenges from alternative materials such as aluminium and plastics in the automotive industry. Steel still dominates for many reasons which...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 31 Aug 2018
Thermoplastic composites have, since their advent 15 years ago, provided aircraft manufacturers with a strong, resilient structural composite. Aerospace design permittable databases are available for...
Article - 13 Jun 2013
Nitronic 50® stainless steel is an austenitic stainless steel with a blend of strength and corrosion resistance that is better than stainless steel grades 316, 316/316L, 317, and 317/317L .
Article - 6 Jun 2013
Tin is a silvery, soft and pliable metal which resists corrosion. The atomic number of tin is 50 and it is a period 4, group 4 element in the periodic table. The chemical name for tin is stannum and...
Article - 25 Apr 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a silverish white metal. It is the third most abundantly available element. Aluminium / aluminum can be combined with one of these elements – silicon, magnesium, manganese,...
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Grade 202 stainless steel is a type of Cr-Ni-Mn stainless with similar properties to A240/SUS 302 stainless steel. The toughness of grade 202 at low temperatures is excellent.
Article - 30 Apr 2009
A study was carried out on the preparation and characterization of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) combined with two silica support types, its catalytic activity being evaluated in the oxidative...
Article - 19 Oct 2001
302HQ is a specialised wire grade finding very wide usage for manufacture of stainless steel fasteners. 3% copper in the composition reduces the cold work hardening rate compared to Grade 304. 302HQ...
Article - 1 Mar 2001
Smart materials are an interesting field that is growing quickly, and shape memory alloys (SMAs) are one such materials that represent one of the most exciting areas.