Article - 30 Aug 2008
Copper and copper alloys are one of the major groups of commercial metals. They offer a wide range of properties, including excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, outstanding corrosion...
Article - 24 Jul 2008
Unlike other coatings, InnerArmor films are custom-tailored to be inert to the application environment, whether salt water, acid or another corrosive chemistry. InnerArmor films are also uniquely...
Article - 26 May 2008
Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Austral Wright Metals. 445M2 is compared to 316 and properties and...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
There is no common standardized process for testing the toughness and hardenability of case-hardened steel. The Brugger Test is used by many manufacturers and users of case-hardened steels for this...
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Sialons are hard ceramic materials consisting of silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and alumina. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are all listed.
Article - 11 Dec 2003
The function of a hydraulic fluid is to provide a means of power transfer in a hydraulic circuit. The fluid must lubricate the pumps and motors without impairing the function of the other components...
Article - 12 Nov 2002
Talonite is a cobalt-chromium alloy from Carbide Processors. It is suited to applications such as food mixing, knives and blades for cutting materials such as lumber where it out performs tool steels....
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Vinyl has been used in electrical applications for over 50 years. Factors contributing to its popularity include fire performance, economical choice, durability and versatilty. Applications range from...
Article - 7 May 2001
Melt processable with good high frequency electrical characteristics. Relative advantages, disadvantages and appliances are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 29 Nov 2016
Oil analysis is an important predictive maintenance technology. Reliability or service professionals, whether managing a marine vessel, a locomotive or truck fleet, or fixed assets in an industrial...