Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
Article - 7 Feb 2001
Brasses are alloys of copper and zinc (generally 5 to 40%). They are used for high pressure gas valves, gilding metals, plumbing systems and heat exchangers.
Article - 23 Oct 2008
Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The plastic recycling codes, types of plastic and the applications of recycled plastic are...
Article - 9 Dec 2020
Introducing the air purification system for laboratory environments which has been proven to trap large quantities of airborne matter.
Article - 13 Aug 2020
Aerospace and defense manufacturers are turning to 3D printing as the ultimate flexible manufacturing system to combat problems with efficiency and cost.
Article - 1 Jun 2001
Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
Article - 17 Dec 2012
In this interview, Steve Ulmer, Vice President of International Sales at OMAX® Corporation, talks to AZoM about advanced abrasive waterjet technology.
Article - 6 Jun 2001
Developments in the steel industry are helping stave off challenges from alternative materials such as aluminium and plastics in the automotive industry. Steel still dominates for many reasons which...
Article - 27 Jan 2020
Topography becomes more important in quality assurance for manufacturing. This regards the characterization of macro-sized to medium optics and the optimization of a manufacturing process using a...
Article - 18 Aug 2018
A key element in any specification of stainless steel, despite its intended use, is surface finish. Finish is an important design element and should be specified for those applications where...