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  • Article - 24 Sep 2001
    By applying heat and air pressure or tool movement, superplastically formed aluminium alloys can be stretched and formed.
  • Article - 13 Sep 2001
    Cobalt-based carbide-hardened alloys consist of approximately 40-70% Co and 20-30% Cr. They have excellent high temperarture creep resistance due to carbide strengthening mechanisms. Chromium provides...
  • Article - 29 Aug 2001
    Using a proprietary production process involving multilayers of copper, a new generation of computer chip is being produced. These overcome the poisoning effects of copper on silicon and have superior...
  • Article - 28 Aug 2001
    Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
  • 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...
  • 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 - 7 Aug 2001
    Titanium and titanium alloys have been employed successfully for applications such as water and product pipework, heat exchangers, vessels and ancillary equipment. Reasons for increased use include...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
  • 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 - 29 Jul 2001
    Tin (Sn) is mostly found in cassiterite (SnO2) and has been known since ancient times. It is obtained by reducing the ore with coal in a reverberatory furnace.