Article - 22 Apr 2002
CuAlNi alloys are the second most popular family of SMA's. They have transformation in the range 80-200°C and are much cheaper to produce than NiTi alloys. Advantages, compositions, manufacture and...
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 12 Apr 2001
High strength low alloy (HSLA) steels and maraging steels are covered in this article. Properties and compositions are examined.
Article - 19 Sep 2018
Shape memory alloys (SMA) are materials that “remember” their original shape and can go back to this original shape after deformation under a stimulus. They are also known as smart alloys or memory...
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Age hardening, also known as precipitation hardening, is a type of heat treatment that is used to impart strength to metals and their alloys.
Article - 28 Jun 2013
NIMONIC alloys are made up of nickel and chromium. These alloys are characterised by their high-temperature low-creep and high performance. Additives like titanium and aluminium are used for enhancing...
Article - 27 Jun 2013
NILO alloys are composed of nickel and iron as the main components. In addition to nickel and iron other materials are added for enhancing the strength of the alloy.
Article - 3 Nov 2012
Super alloys are also referred to as high performance alloys. They can be strengthened by work hardening, solid-solution hardening, and precipitation hardening. They have good creep and oxidation...
Article - 25 Oct 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys have high creep and oxidation resistance. They can be strengthened by solid-solution hardening, work hardening, and precipitation hardening.
Article - 22 Oct 2012
John F. Boylan, current SMST President, talks to AZoM about the upcoming SMST 2013 conference, ASM International and shape memory alloys.