Article - 2 Jan 2002
This article briefly outlines the chemical compositions and main applications for ferritic, duplex, martensitic and precipitation hardening grades of stainless steels.
Article - 9 Jan 2009
Valve components made from Mg-PSZ consistently outperform steels, alloys, carbides, cobalt and nickel alloys and other ceramics.
Article - 8 Jan 2009
Solid Boron Nitride Grade M is a truly hydrophobic advanced ceramic. Grade M is suitable for the most severe electrical applications. It is an excellent refractory material at temperatures up to...
Article - 11 Dec 2008
Zircalon is a grade of partially stabilised zirconia, PSZ(ZrO2).Zircalon is used in applications typically in the metal forming industry.
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 28 Dec 2005
Micromeritics manufactures a broad line of automated analytical laboratory instruments that measure the physical characteristics of powders and solids.
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 17 Mar 2004
This article looks at the magnesium industry, in particular the effects of cheaply produced metal coming out of China. Applications of magnesium are also covered.
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Metallic zinc was produced in India by reducing calamine with organic substances like wool, in the 13th century A.D. Marggraf rediscovered zinc in 1746 and showed that metallic zinc could also be...
Article - 18 May 2005
Grade 316 is an austenitic grade second only to 304 in commercial importance. 316 stainless steel has improved corrosion resistance particularly for pitting and crevice corrosion in chloride...