Article - 3 Apr 2001
Although beryllia is a toxic ceramic in powder form, it has a number of properties that make it useful in industries ranging from electronics, to nuclear applications through to military and...
Article - 22 Jun 2004
Nickel is currently experiencing an incredible price rise. Reasons for this are reported. Factors such as demand and markets are explored, as well as factors that will play a role into the future...
Article - 3 Nov 2020
Optical emission spectrometry is one of the most popular and reliable analytical methods to determine metallurgical elements' chemical composition.
Article - 6 Feb 2020
The manufacture of metal powders and powder metallurgy (PM) components became very important about 70 years ago.
Article - 21 Feb 2014
Embedding and polishing are commonly used flat sample preparation techniques for microscopic analysis. Embedding protects fragile or coated materials during preparation and provides good edge...
Article - 21 Aug 2003
The three most significant advances in alloy metallurgy since Australia's Federation are reviewed. Namely aluminium alloys and age hardening, stainless steels and nuclear power. Each of these topics...
Article - 15 Jan 2003
Using traditonal metallurgical processes such as rolling and heat treating, researchers have been able to produce pure copper with a controlled grain size. The grain size distribution influences the...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
Improved powders produced using more advanced gas atomisation techniques have enabled better components to be produced and the use of techniques not otherwise possible. The advantages of using these...
Article - 20 May 2002
Powder metallurgy provides a fast an economical alternative method to traditonal techniques for production of rings. This article describes the patented process used by Engelhard for producing wedding...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Component production using powder metallurgy is described. Processes involved are compaction (unixial pressing), sintering, sizing and finishing operations such as machining, heat treatment and...