Article - 3 May 2002
Aluminium casting processes such as sand casting and die casting processes including gravity casting, high and low pressure die casting, vacuum die casting and squeeze casting are all described.
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 12 Mar 2002
This report summarises the development of cathodic protection of steel in concrete. It reports on the technology development and uptake across the world as well as applications and benefits.
Article - 4 Mar 2002
Excellent mechanical properties and corrosion resistance make titanium an ideal material for architectural applications. The reasons for its suitability including light weight, high strength, energy...
Article - 21 Dec 2001
Use of high tensile strength steel chords in tyres has enables a weight reduction in construction with no strength penalties.
Article - 6 Nov 2001
Many articles are published on a daily basis illustrating the use of glazes, but the technology employed in their application and composition is quite complex and diverse.
Article - 23 Aug 2001
Metal injection moulding (MIM) is a relatively new manufacturing process for the large-scale net shape forming of high integrity, multifunctional metal parts. Applications include automotive parts,...
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
Article - 7 May 2001
Transparent, glossy and reasonably hard for a thermoplastic. Has reasonable impact resistance at low temperatures. Advantages, diadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Materials based on silicon carbide are generally employed for their good wear resistance and thermomechanical properties.