Article - 12 Sep 2002
Ti5Al2.5Sn is a high strength alloy commonly used in airframe and jet engine applications. It has excellent weldability, stability and high temperature strength. Composition, designations, physical...
Article - 22 Aug 2002
Functionally graded materials are introduced. The different methods used to produce them are outlined and compared as well as the origins of FGMs and their potential applications.
Article - 1 Mar 2005
While intermetallics could be the key to faster jets and more efficient car engines, they tend to be very brittle. Reasons for this have remained a mystery until recently when researchers investigated...
Article - 8 Jan 2004
Hafnium diboride (HfB2) is an extremely refractory material. Density and melting point data are provided for Hafnium Diboride (HfB2).
Article - 23 Oct 2001
Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...
Article - 28 Sep 2001
Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) is a forming process combining simultaneous heat and pressure to consolidate metal and/or ceramic powders. It produces fully dense materials and can bond materials that...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
News - 28 Aug 2013
The largest 3-D printed rocket engine component NASA ever has tested blazed to life Aug. 22 during an engine firing that generated a record 20,000 pounds of thrust.
This test is a milestone for one...
Article - 31 Aug 2019
This article discusses additive manufacturing and the space applications it has.
Article - 4 Sep 2012
MAX phases exhibit a unique combination of characteristics of both ceramics and metals with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties making them suitable for numerous applications.