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 - 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
Article - 21 Feb 2001
The high pressure turbine is a specialty item. Materials such as superalloys, intermetallics and ceramic matrix composites are considered, as is the use of thermal barrier coatings.
News - 30 Jan 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new report "Hard & Superhard Materials: Forecasts to 2018" to their offering.
This report analyzes the world market for hard and...
Article - 13 Jan 2021
A metal coating is applied on all kinds of items made of metals, alloys, and plastics either for decorative
purposes or to optimize the physical and chemical properties of their surface.
Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the different methods that can be employed for ensuring consistent quality in the plastics industry are discussed.
Article - 19 Dec 2017
Synthetic polyester fluids are formulated for use in aircraft gas turbine engines to deal with a vast range of extreme operating conditions.
Article - 4 Aug 2016
Carbon fibers have exceptional tensile property, high thermal and chemical stability, good thermal and electrical conductivity, low density, and superior creep resistance.
Article - 25 Jun 2016
With the introduction of the European RoHS/ELV regulations, Pb-free solders became very important in electronics manufacturing.