Article - 1 Dec 2007
The chemical and process industries are continually seeking new advanced materials to help extend the life of critical components. Syalons play an important role in this.
Article - 10 Mar 2005
A case study is presented in which the costs of a titanium pipe are compared to those of a carbon steel alternative for seawater contact applications on an oil refinery. Factors involved in the cost...
Article - 12 Feb 2004
Genmar will begin implementing VEC-Sheild finish, a gel coat replacement for fibreglass boat hulls, later in 2004. Posted February 11 2004
Article - 10 Jul 2003
Ti5Al1Sn1Zr1V0.8Mo is an alpha titanium alloy with intermediate strength. Compositions, designations, physical and mechanical properties, fabrication details and applications are covered.
Article - 1 May 2003
Exxon Mobil, Nippon Steel and Mitsui have will jointly market a new high strength steel alloy especially suited to natural gas pipelines. Posted April 22 2003
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 22 Aug 2002
Collaboration between Australian and US scientists has resulted in the development of a nanocomposite membrane with selective capabilities. It can allow larger molecules through more easily than small...
Article - 2 Aug 2002
Reinforced hoses for offshore applications including crude oil transfer and dredging are described. The different types of hoses, structures, properties and design aspects are covered.
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 - 7 Oct 2014
Heat treatment is performed during the manufacturing process as it helps in improving the quality of products being developed.