Article - 28 Nov 2002
Questions such as, what are shape memory alloys, how do they work, how much deformation can they recover from, what metals exhibit shape memory properties and what applications do shape memory alloys...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
X-Ray fluorescence is probably best known for compositonal analysis. However, it can also be used as a form of non-destructive testing for measuring coating thickness. The basic system, technique and...
News - 24 Apr 2009
The leading resource for reliable alloy phase diagrams now offers access to more than 30,000 authoritative diagrams, available both as a complete collection and as individual diagrams.
Article - 30 Jun 2012
Unified numbering system (UNS), a designation system is formed by ASTM and SAE to identify metals and alloys. This article relates tot he designations for nonferrous metals and alloys,
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
Article - 21 Jul 2001
Silver metal in its pure state has a brilliant white metallic lustre and it is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable. It has 3 commercial types and applications in jewellery,...
News - 17 Jun 2021
SciAps, Inc., a Boston-based company specializing in handheld analytical instrumentation, is pleased to introduce two new analyzers that provide the best limits of detection for critical in-field...
Article - 18 Dec 2001
Dysprosium (Dy) is a chemical element belonging to the actinide series. In 1950, Spedding and colleagues isolated the element using techniques like metallographic reduction and ion-exchange...
Article - 11 Jan 2019
This article discusses the methods of reflow soldering and soldering methods.
Article - 11 Mar 2015
Galvanic corrosion may occur when two dissimilar metals are in contact with one another in the presence of an electrolyte creating an electronic pathway for the movement of electrons (such as water).