Article - 2 Aug 2002
Aluminium extrusions make up over half the consumption of aluminium products in Europe. The manufacturing process is explained, while alloy suitability and design aspects are also covered.
Article - 28 May 2002
A quick look at the process of manufacturing aluminium foil. Starting from aluminium raw materials, mining, processing, rolling and annealing. Also provided are foil thicknesses for a range of common...
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 - 3 May 2002
Aluminium casting processes such as sand casting and die casting processes including gravity casting, high and low pressure die casting, vacuum die casting and squeeze casting are all described.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Zinc coatings applied by from molten baths, electrochemical means, metallizing and mechanical plating etc onto structural steel can help protect it against corrosion. These methods and the properties...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
The concept of designing in functionality using direct writing and rapid manufacturing techniques is discussed. Properties such as stiffness, surface toughness, thermal properties, electrical...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 19 Dec 2007
Super-flexible wires, electrodes and interconnections were developed using conductive adhesives containing Ag particles dispersed in a silicone-based binder. These expected to be a key technology for...
Article - 17 Dec 2007
In this study, the anodic oxidation in acid solution for the surface modification of titanium metals was carried out to develop high performance artificial joints. These treatments are applicable to...
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