Article - 22 May 2018
Pylons are an integral part of everyday life, and whilst many people complain about their “ugliness”, they perform essential functions that enable the population to have electricity in their homes and...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6005/6005A is a medium strength, heat treatable alloy with excellent corrosion resistance.
The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for aluminium alloy 6005.
Article - 8 May 2001
Plain carbon steels' properties are to some degree controlled by carbon content. The properties of the various carbon composition steel families are outlined.
Article - 13 Apr 2018
As part of TAPAS 2 (Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structures 2), a Dutch innovation program, NLR has developed a method to manufacture thick and large thermoplastic composite parts using...
Article - 31 Aug 2018
As one aspect of a Dutch innovation program called TAPAS 2 (Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structures 2), NRL has created a technique to produce large and thick thermoplastic composite...
Article - 22 Jun 2017
While prosthetic devices have continued to advance throughout history, 3D printing technology has emerged as a revolutionary way to enhance this medical device by avoiding the traditional negative...
Article - 6 Jun 2019
This article explains the materials used for fuel-efficient gas turbine engines in airplanes.
Article - 13 Feb 2013
Since the birth of aviation, designers have continuously endeavored to improve the lift to weight ratios of aircrafts. The use of composite materials can enable designers to overcome the barriers...
Article - 4 Mar 2020
For many years, carbon-fiber composites have been the materials of focus for the design and manufacture of aircraft and aerospace components. While they have received success and widespread adoption,...
Article - 12 Nov 2013
AZoM talks to Tom Smith and James Mondo about the unique properties and applications of thermoplastics, especially in the aerospace industry.