Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
Article - 2 Jan 2002
This article briefly outlines the chemical compositions and main applications for austenitic grades of stainless steel.
Article - 19 Oct 2001
301 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be supplied in various hardness and strengths. It also has variants with low carbon and high nitrogen. Applications include railway car structural...
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 - 7 Feb 2001
Bronzes (sometimes called phosphor bronzes) are alloys of copper and tin. While best known for their historical value they are used for self lubricating bearings, pumps, valves, electrical contacts...
Article - 3 Dec 2002
The low density, high strength properties of titanium make it ideal for use in automotive components in an age where light weight and fuel efficiency are key design factors. Areas where titanium...
Article - 18 May 2005
Type 304 is the most versatile and widely used stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be severely deep drawn. The properties, applications and fabrication details are...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
This article discusses the properties and applications of stainless steel grade 304 (UNS S30400).
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Extremely low coefficient of friction. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 13 Sep 2001
The 316 family is a group of austenitic stainless steels with superior corrosion resistance to 304 stainless steels. They also have excellent toughness and can be used in the food, marine, chemical...