Article - 6 Jan 2004
15-7PH stainless steel is an alloy which can be precipitation hardened by heat treatment to form a martensitic phase. Electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are listed.
Article - 31 Oct 2003
The importance of understanding heat treatment processes and their effects is described. Equally as important is speicying heat treatment processes and the properties desired after heat treatment.
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 - 17 Mar 2005
Izod impact testing determines the impact strength of materials. The test procedure, the application of izod testing, factors affecting impact energy, the ductile to brittle transition are all...
Article - 16 Mar 2005
Charpy impact testing determines the impact energy of materials. The test procedure, the application of charpy testing, factors affecting impact energy, the ductile to brittle transition are all...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
Forging processes used in Australia such as open die, closed die, non-ferrous and cold and warm steel forging are outlined. Their applications and limitations are also described.