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Master Bond's abrasion resistant systems are designed to offer superior quality and long term durability.
Article - 30 Aug 2008
Brasses are copper zinc alloys with a wide range of engineering uses. The addition of zinc to copper raises the strength and gives a range of properties, and the brasses are a very versatile range of...
Article - 26 May 2008
Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Austral Wright Metals.
Article - 3 May 2007
Servohydraulic Testing Machines from Zwick are predominantly used to perform tensile, compression and flexure tests with complex, dynamic stress sequences including rotary bending tests, where the...
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 29 Oct 2003
Nickel alloys are used extensively because of their corrosion resistance, high temperature strength and their special magnetic and thermal expansion properties. Alloy types coverd in this article are:...
Article - 30 Apr 2002
Transducer materials are a key component of any sonar system. This article compares and explains properties of materials such as nickel, lead zirconate titanate and Terfenol. These materials have been...
Article - 9 Jun 2001
Softening processes such as annealing and normalising, and hardening processes such as hardening, tempering, thermochemical processes, carburising, nitriding and boronising are all explained.