Article - 12 Nov 2002
Talonite is a cobalt-chromium alloy from Carbide Processors. It is suited to applications such as food mixing, knives and blades for cutting materials such as lumber where it out performs tool steels....
Article - 26 Aug 2002
Researchers have developed a polymer spray that can be used help grass to grow on barren landscapes like old mine sites. The polymer coating cuts down erosion while the grass is germinating. Its...
Article - 29 May 2002
Micro-focus x-radiography is a rapid and accurate form of non-destructive testing. While it was originally used for testing of aerospace components, it has been found to be useful in many other areas...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Every year, 200 million tungsten bullets are produced, each using an ounce of tungsten. That amounts to over 5500 tons or one-eighth of the current annual tungsten consumption across the globe.
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Improved coefficient of friction compared to unmodified grades of Psul, however, reduced tensile strength and elongation at break. Finds uses in electrical applications, home appliances and medical...
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
Article - 23 Mar 2001
A relatively new process for manufacturing heat exchangers from copper and copper alloys. It has the advantage over copper/brass systems that it produces stronger brazed joints, less waste and is a...
Article - 11 Nov 2019
This article discusses the real-time monitoring of grain size and concentration in ore slurries
Article - 18 Dec 2018
This article discusses analyzing ilmenite ore samples using an x-ray diffractometer.