Article - 24 Apr 2001
Properties of steels can be influenced by heat treatments such as annealing, normalising, quenching, tempering, carburising and nitriding. These and other processes are reviewed.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
News - 29 Jul 2010
Xuanhua Iron & Steel (Group) Co., China, has contracted with Siemens VAI for the supply of a double strand wire rod mill.
The new plant will enable the steelmaker to enter markets for higher...
Article - 30 Nov 2012
Air carbon arc cutting is a process of removing metal by means of heat generated from a carbon arc. This process employs a carbon/graphite electrode, compressed air and a standard power source.
Article - 9 Jun 2001
Softening processes such as annealing and normalising, and hardening processes such as hardening, tempering, thermochemical processes, carburising, nitriding and boronising are all explained.
Article - 16 May 2001
Stainless steel families including austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, duplex and precipitation hardened are described.
Article - 12 May 2015
Car making is big business, and its getting bigger. Current worldwide production is about 65 million cars per year, up from around 40 million at the turn of the century, and the great majority of...
News - 19 Dec 2013
Cortec's BioPad®, Patent Pending, is a unique flexible corrosion inhibiting device constructed from 100% biobased non-woven material, containing 66% biobased content. BioPad® provides an...
News - 19 Aug 2010
The Chinese government promised that CO2 emission intensity would be reduced by 40%-45% by 2020 compared to 2005.
At the same time, by 2020 the share of non-fossil energy consumption target is 15%,...
Article - 5 Jul 2013
Super alloys were developed to provide high performance at high temperatures. These alloys also possess excellent resistance to creep, good surface stability, and good corrosion and oxidation...