Article - 5 Nov 2008
This article provides examples of industries and applications that can benefit from the use of advanced ceramic components. IN many cases advanced ceramics can replace more traditional materials and...
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Morgan cars recently introduced body parts manufactured from superplastically formed aluminium. Use of SPF aluminium offers many advantages over the traditional steel items. Apart from the benefits...
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 - 19 Sep 2005
Infrared (IR) light microscopy with liquid immersion technique was found to be effective in examining the internal structure of zirconia and other nano-powder compacts. The internal structure could be...
Article - 24 Sep 2001
By applying heat and air pressure or tool movement, superplastically formed aluminium alloys can be stretched and formed.
Article - 12 Feb 2001
Boron nitride comes in two forms, hexagonal and cubic boron nitrides. Both are syntheised in different ways. Hexagonal boron nitride is similar in many ways to graphite, while cubic boron nitride...
Article - 1 Feb 2012
Nature’s porous materials, bone, coral and cork, are synonymous with strong and lightweight structures.
News - 29 Mar 2009
Reflecting the technical breadth and quality of the upcoming AeroMat Conference and Exposition in Dayton, June 7-11, ASM International is offering a free white paper on the "Forming of Titanium...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.