Article - 23 Sep 2003
Researchers have successfully reinforced alumina with carbon nanotubes using spark plasma sintering. The new material has improved and interesting properties which are outlined. Posted September 16...
News - 26 Jun 2006
Production of an innovative material, offering industry and consumers performance breakthroughs in a range of rubber-based products, was officially launched at the DuPont Research, Development and...
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Thermosetting polymers create durable, strong bonds and they offer enhanced capabilities in extreme environments.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 7 Jul 2004
Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...
Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 5 May 2003
The use of aluminium in the transpostation industry is on the increase. The reasons for this are described. The benefits that aluminium brings to the industry, the environment and society are...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
409 is a titanium stabilised ferritic stainless steel. It forms a light protective rust layer in exhaust gas atmospheres and is readily weldable. Most applications involve engine exhaust systems such...
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
Article - 23 May 2001
Different types of MMCs and various manufacturing routes are explored. Many applications in the automotive, aerospace and sporting goods industries that are close to commercialisation are explained.