Article - 14 Jun 2006
Researchers prepared quaternary alloys of Ni-Mo-W-Al by mechanical alloying. Then chemical extraction by alkaline leaching was done to remove aluminum to increase specific surface area (SSA) and...
Article - 1 Dec 2005
The thermal effusivity evolution as a function of time of aqueous emulsions made of sol-gel TiO2, was studied. Measurements of thermal effusivity were performed by the photoacoustic (PA) technique,...
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...
Article - 24 Jun 2004
Heat treatment processes can be performed on aluminium alloys to increase strength and other properties. Processes such as annealing, solutiuon heat treatment, quenching and age hardening are...
Article - 14 Oct 2002
The continuous scanning x-ray system provides a viable alternative to film radiography for inspection of welds. It has several adavantages which are outlined, as are the method of operation,...
Article - 24 Jun 2002
Aluminium cans have been in existence since 1960. Developments since then are outlined, as are the effects of competition such as PET and glass packaging.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 30 May 2019
Four factors should be considered when selecting a PCD grade, including: chip and abrasion resistance, electro-discharge and grindability characteristics.
Article - 7 Feb 2019
This article discusses the analysis of liquid hazardous waste fuels using an EDXRF spectrometer.
Article - 29 Jan 2019
This article discusses homogenization, pulverization, and cell disruption of biological materials for sample preparation.