Article - 4 Feb 2009
Automated rotrode filter spectroscopy (A-RFS) is a sample preparation device designed for the AES that concentrates large and small wear metal debris in a graphite filter electrode. When the graphite...
TheOx Advanced fusion instrument is the latest version of the globally recognized TheOx instrument.
Article - 5 May 2006
This article discusses three techniques that can be used to improve the ability of optical emission spectrometers to detect and quantify large wear particles in lubricating oil. They are an acid...
Article - 19 Dec 2005
SiAlON ST is an alloy of silicon nitride and aluminum oxide combining beneficial properties of both materials. SiAlON ST is uniquely qualified for non-ferrous molten metal applications and high wear...
Article - 19 May 2005
Apart from the commercial reasons for choosing stainless steel as a material, like heat and corrosion resistance, another advantage is its fabrication properties. Fabrication techniques, handling and...
Article - 21 Jan 2002
Scheele discovered “Tungsten” in 1781; however, it took 150 years more before the efforts of Scheele and his successors led to the use of tungsten carbide in the industry.
Article - 16 Aug 2001
Non-oxide ceramics such as silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and titanium diboride posess unique properties that allow them to perform under extreme conditions.
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Materials based on silicon carbide are generally employed for their good wear resistance and thermomechanical properties.
Article - 14 May 2018
Plastic or metal tubes, inserted into the lumen of anatomic ducts or vessels to keep the passageway open, are called stents. Stents have a characteristic mesh design composed of biocompatible metal or...
Article - 5 Feb 2016
Many years ago, ferrous materials were rare, and were found only as debris of meteorites. Iron and its alloys were used only for accessories, such as cultural items or jewelry.