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  • Article - 9 Aug 2002
    The issues involved with the establishment of a pan-European set of standards covering gas cylinders is explored. Such things are materials, design, testing and inspection are all covered.
  • Article - 26 Jul 2002
    Technologies that use metal powders such as powder metallurgy and thermal spraying have demanded finer powders. The production of finer powders results in defects such as splat caps and satelliting...
  • Article - 5 Jul 2002
    The Castrol Index was developed for evaulating mineral oil quenchants without the need for severity of quench test equipment. The Castrol Index is defined and a worked example provided.
  • Article - 17 Jun 2002
    When contemplating the use of perforated metal, the ability to offer a preferred level of strength can be very significant.
  • Article - 14 May 2002
    Each step in the production of components via powder metallurgy process is briefly outlined. From the raw materials, through forming and sintering. Secondary processes such as heat treatments are...
  • Article - 14 May 2002
    Superalloys have excellent resistance to high temperature deformation and corrosion. Three main types are cobalt-based, iron-based and nickel-based. Some commonly used tradenames include Inconel,...
  • Article - 24 Apr 2002
    Thixoforming is a semi-solid forming process similar to pressure die casting, using lower temperatures. The process is described, advantages and disadvantages outlined and mould materials covered.
  • Article - 26 Feb 2002
    The debate over which of these coatings offers better protection has raged for years. While no direct comparison can be made the subject is discussed and the merits and problems associated with zinc...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
  • Article - 27 Aug 2001
    Development of solder technology is being driven by miniaturisation. Surface mount technology now dominates and demands on solders are changing. Solders are now part of the mechanical bond as well as...