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Biologically inspired concepts are rapidly expanding the range of aircraft technology. MORFS combines reinforcements and a soft matrix continuum into a unique composite where structural coupling can...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The SHS technique has greater potential for producing cheap sialon materials. The á-sialon powder synthesized from slag displays properties suitable for the preparation of ceramics. The as-sintered...
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 - 16 Aug 2003
Sapphires are well known gem stones. The stages in their processing, such as grading, heat treatment and marketing are discussed. Characteristics and colours are also mentioned.
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 29 Jan 2003
Cooling fluids are an integral part of metal cutting and grinding operations. The importance of maintaining coolant quality is often underestimated. Outlined are the reasons and benefits of filtering...
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
As the competition with aluminium cans hots up steel can manufacturers have hit back innovations that will make them more competitive. These include weight reductions, materials developments and...
Article - 21 Aug 2002
The development and evolution of magnesia-carbon refractory bricks is outlined including constituent materials.
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