Article - 6 Sep 2004
The shot peening process is described. Its application and importance to titanium alloys is also outlined, with specific reference to titanium alloys.
Article - 27 Nov 2004
Shot peening is a process used to increase the surface hardness of titanium alloys. The process is described along with the beneficial properties produced. Applications of shot peened tiotanium...
Article - 29 Aug 2001
Improved manufacturing, mechanical and service properties compared with unmodified PA 12.
Article - 12 May 2001
Good tensile strength, creep resistance and heat distortion temperature, however exhibits low elongation at break and poor resistance to abrasion compared with unmodified PA 11. Relative advantages,...
Article - 25 Apr 2005
Brass alloy CZ131 has been designed to provide a compromise between machinability and strength. Thus, it can be used in applications when machinability and riveting are required. The properties,...
Article - 29 Apr 2002
Transducers are materials that can convert one form of energy such as electrical and electromagnetic energy into other forms such as mechanical. The history of these materials is outlined beginning...
Article - 28 Mar 2002
In 1803, Wollaston discovered the palladium metal. It occurs along with other metals belonging to the platinum group in Placer deposits in Australia, Russia, Ethiopia, North America, and South...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Superior compressive strength, improved heat distortion temperature, tensile strength and modulus compared with unmodified PA 12.
Article - 10 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.