Article - 18 Aug 2004
During manufacture and assembly of products, there is a wide range of testing and inspection carried out to ensure the materials and items satisfy their specifications.
Article - 5 Feb 2016
Many years ago, ferrous materials were rare, and were found only as debris of meteorites. Iron and its alloys were used only for accessories, such as cultural items or jewelry.
Article - 31 Oct 2003
The hardness of steels can be increased using various processes such as surface, flame and induction hardening as well as nitriding. Factors that affect the depth of hardness achievable in steels and...
Article - 21 Aug 2015
There is no official definition for severe service. It may be taken to mean operating conditions in which a valve replacement is costly.
Article - 10 Jun 2020
A texture analyzer is often used for quality control of irregular products by the use of empirical measurements.
Article - 13 Feb 2019
The latter part of the 20th century saw significant advancements in the field of material sciences, nanotechnology, materials processing.
Article - 23 May 2017
Nowadays, instrumented indentation is routinely used in quality control as well as in many different areas of industrial and academic research.
Article - 16 Jun 2014
The mechanical properties of stainless steels are always the major product specifications when purchasing the product. The properties usually specified for flat rolled products are Brinell or Rockwell...
Article - 28 Sep 2010
Elastic modulus, hardness, fracture toughness, creep and dynamic properties such as storage and loss moduli can be measured. In this and subsequent articles, we will look at some of the issues facing...
Article - 20 Jun 2006
Grindability of a dicing blade was estimated from dicing speed under constant feeding-force dicing process. Theoretical dicing speeds were calculated from the plowing speeds of abrasive diamond...