Article - 21 Aug 2003
The three most significant advances in alloy metallurgy since Australia's Federation are reviewed. Namely aluminium alloys and age hardening, stainless steels and nuclear power. Each of these topics...
Article - 14 Jul 2003
The importance of structural integrity is outlined and ways in which the condition of structures can be monitored are covered from the perspective of SIMoNET. Typical applicatioms such as bridges,...
Article - 24 Jan 2003
Boron is a light element which will react with metals to form borates. Its occurrence, applications, atomic properties, isotope distribution, ionisation potential, physical properties, electrical...
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
Article - 16 Nov 2011
From processing facilities to production plants to power stations, Master Bond solvent resistant adhesives, sealants and coatings are satisfying the needs of engineers.
Article - 11 Oct 2010
Boron Carbide is one of the hardest man-made materials available in commercial quantities that has a finite melting point low enough to permit its relatively easy fabrication into shapes. Washington...
Article - 10 Dec 2008
Mechanical testing of large components is an important part of product development. Often specialized equipment with with long crosshead travel is required.
Article - 22 Nov 2008
Key factors for successful machining are proper machining speeds and coolant. Macor machinable glass ceramic can be machined with high speed tools, but carbide tools are strongly recommended for...
Article - 20 Nov 2008
Macor is selected as the optimal ceramic for brazing due to its low outgassing, excellent dielectric properties and ease of machining. Titanium was the selected metal due to its close thermal...
Article - 19 Nov 2008
When you need the performance of a technical ceramic and your application demands the ready fabrication of a complicated shape, look at Macor machinable glass ceramic. It will lower costs and...