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...
News - 30 Jun 2009
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has signed a development agreement with Cameron to commercialize aluminum drilling riser systems for offshore oil and gas exploration and development....
News - 31 Aug 2006
An MIT researcher has a vision: Four hundred huge offshore wind turbines are providing onshore customers with enough electricity to power several hundred thousand homes, and nobody standing onshore...
News - 23 Feb 2006
Work by the CSIRO Minerals team in Australia to analyze oil rig wastewaters has demonstrated the robustness of Malvern’s Mastersizer design, and the breadth of applications for which this family...
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 - 27 Nov 2004
Nitriding and plasma nitriding are processes that can increase the surface hardness of titanium alloys. Plasma nitriding and nitriding processes are described as well as the characteristics,...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...
Article - 25 Jan 2007
As the world demand for stainless/specialty steels increase what are the dynamics in the vital sectors of other booming countries like China, India, Eastern Europe and South Africa What are the growth...
Article - 18 May 2005
Duplex stainless steels are extremely corrosion resistant, work hardenable alloys. Their microstructures have both austenite and ferrite phases and show properties of both types of stainless steels....
Article - 16 Apr 2003
Zotefoams have developed a range of foamed engineering polymers using a unique manufacturing technology. Materials, properties and applications are briefly outlined. Posted January 2003