Article - 26 Feb 2001
Mechanical seals are important in many industries such as process, automotive and aerospace. This article looks at classes of seals, materials selection, surface finish and design.
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.
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Metallic powders are good absorbers of microwaves and can be sintered by microwave radiation. Processing in this way has advantages over conventional methods including faster and more energy efficient...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
In order to establish a recycling process for WC hard-metals by applying high-temperature oxidation, evaporation of WO3 from a WC-Co chip was investigated. Evaporation of WO3 was very slow due to the...
Article - 28 Jan 2020
Graphene is an extraordinary material, the only basic member of a family of 2D carbon materials.
Article - 13 Sep 2001
Cobalt-based carbide-hardened alloys consist of approximately 40-70% Co and 20-30% Cr. They have excellent high temperarture creep resistance due to carbide strengthening mechanisms. Chromium provides...
Article - 12 Apr 2001
This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
Article - 23 May 2001
High purity nickel powders can be produced via the carbonyl process. These powders can be used for powder metallurgy applications. Uses include automotive, filters, batteries and multilayer...
Article - 15 Mar 2001
Chemical vapour deposition (CVD) offers a viable alternative to diamond coating for dental tools. Coatings such as titanium nitride can be deposited and will not erode away as do bonded diamond...
Article - 26 Oct 2021
To delay the wear resistance, coating methods have evolved significantly in recent decades as a result of the tribological needs of thermally spray coatings for wear-resistant tasks.