Article - 8 Sep 2004
The forging and forgeabilty of titanium alloys is discussed. Aspects including protective coatngs, forging temperature, strain rates, contamination and straightening of forgings are covered.
Article - 20 Aug 2003
A review of the development of advanced ceramics and their evolution from traditional ceramics. Properties, production, firing, finishing, design and the future are considered. Families such as...
Article - 19 Aug 2002
Several international standards demand identification marks on concrete reinforcing bars. Marks have to be rolled onto one side of the bar to denote specifications.
Article - 9 Jul 2002
Plasma-infrared processing is a coating technology suited to coating relatively large surfaces quickly. Using the worlds largest plasma arc lamp ORNL have developed the technique which can produce...
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 - 17 Sep 2001
Electroactive polymers (EAPs) are those, which respond to external electrical stimulation by displaying a significant shape or size displacement. They have shown promise to mimic the movements of...
Article - 21 Feb 2014
Sales Manager at Morgan Advanced Materials, Dieter Steudtner offers designers and manufacturers an insight into advanced ceramic materials and their properties.
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
Polymer based engine covers are helping to beautify the engine bays and under bonnet areas of new cars such as BMW's. New materials such as mineral/glass fibre reinforced nylon 6 are being used that...
Article - 13 Feb 2019
This article discusses the economic and fast tooling options for custom builds and prototyping.