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  • Article - 2 May 2002
    Early metal matrix composites were manufactured using conventional metals processing technology. More recently, a two stage process has enabled production of MMC's with higher ceramic contents and...
  • Article - 18 May 2005
    Type 304 is the most versatile and widely used stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be severely deep drawn. The properties, applications and fabrication details are...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Copper is tough and ductile, but is valuable due its ability to conduct electricity. While it is suited to many applications most centre around its excellent electrical conductivity (e.g. busbars and...
  • Article - 13 Feb 2002
    Titanium can be fabricated in much the same way as stainless steel and nickel-based alloys provided allowances are made for its properties. Some operations covered include welding, resistance welding,...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
  • Article - 19 May 2005
    Apart from the commercial reasons for choosing stainless steel as a material, like heat and corrosion resistance, another advantage is its fabrication properties. Fabrication techniques, handling and...
  • Article - 11 May 2005
    C101 is the moderate copper with high ductility and impact strength used in engineering applications. C101 is the base material that common brasses and bronzes are produced from. The properties,...
  • Article - 28 Jul 2001
    Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    In its pure state chromium is a steel-silvery grey with bluish tinge lustre. It is an extremely hard metal that takes a high polish. As a coating it has no capilliary action to oil and water. Its main...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...