Article - 24 Sep 2001
By applying heat and air pressure or tool movement, superplastically formed aluminium alloys can be stretched and formed.
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Industry is always keen to seek out cost-effective practices to compete and survive. Recognising this trend, publications from the Copper Development Association (CDA) have emphasised production and...
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 - 7 Feb 2020
This article discusses the analysis of carbon equivalents in stainless steels using a LIBS analyzer.
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.