News - 23 Dec 2013
Alcoa has developed a proprietary surface finishing technology that enables consumer electronics companies to use aerospace-grade aluminum to make thinner, lighter and stronger mobile...
News - 13 Sep 2013
For the twelfth year in a row, Alcoa has been named to one of the most highly recognized and longest-standing global sustainability indexes, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Alcoa was...
Article - 29 Jun 2012
The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys is established to correlate several internationally used alloy and metal numbering systems, which are now commonly used by trade associations,...
News - 31 Aug 2016
Cortec® Corporation has developed a new Super Barrier version of its EcoShield® VpCI®-144 paper for protecting metal parts from corrosion!
EcoShield® VpCI®-144 Super Barrier combines the...
Article - 8 Jun 2001
Superplastic forming is an alternative and novel method for producing dental implants. It is capable of producing complex prostheses that are lighter, more comfortable and stronger than similar...
Article - 2 Apr 2020
Cold forming is used to produce mini and micro-precision components, yet isn't well known, here we discuss its benefits and features vs other methods.
Article - 1 Nov 2018
This article discusses the applications of martensitic stainless steel 1.4057 QT800.
Article - 2 Nov 2012
Super alloys have the capacity to function at very high temperatures and severe mechanical stress. Nickel-based, cobalt-based, and iron-based alloys are three types of super alloys.
Article - 11 Oct 2001
There are several surface coating technologies available for tool steels. These surface coatings are used in applications such as drills, taps, reamers, shank cutters, bore cutters, dies, and milling...
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.