Article - 19 Aug 2003
Stainless steels and heat-resistant steels are ferrous alloys that include at least 12% chromium. Stainless steel with 12% chromium will be resistant to corrosion or “rusting” upon being exposed to...
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 - 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.
Article - 31 May 2010
The recycler's job of sorting the wide range of material types with both speed and accuracy has never been easier than with a handheld XRF analyzer for sorting metals and alloys for scrap metal...
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 30 Jul 2002
Titanium aluminides are intermetallic compounds. Several potentially useful compounds exist in this family of materials. They possess properties that see them as possible replacement materials for gas...
Article - 11 Sep 2013
X-ray fluorescence (XRF) offers excellent efficiency in alloy sorting and analysis. It requires minimal sample preparation being a truly non-destructive method and offers more versatility than OES.
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Feldco International provide sputtering targets made in a vast array of materials in various sizes. A list of applications and indutrsies served for sputtering targets is provided as well as some of...
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...