Article - 3 Nov 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys consist of a number of elements in different combinations to obtain the desired result. They have good creep and oxidation resistance, and can be strengthened...
Article - 5 Nov 2008
This article provides examples of industries and applications that can benefit from the use of advanced ceramic components. IN many cases advanced ceramics can replace more traditional materials and...
Article - 15 Jan 2007
Metallic glasses are non-crystalline alloys formed by cooling from the liquid state. The aims of this investigation are to produce bulk amorphous rods of Cu-Hf and Cu-Hf-Ti and determine the critical...
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 - 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 - 31 Oct 2001
PVC is the most widely used material for water delivery, sprinkler systems and sewage transport due to its reliablity and durability.
Article - 30 Aug 2008
Brasses are copper zinc alloys with a wide range of engineering uses. The addition of zinc to copper raises the strength and gives a range of properties, and the brasses are a very versatile range of...
Article - 27 May 2008
Aluminium alloy 5005 contains nominally 0.8% magnesium. It has medium strength, good weldability, and good corrosion resistance in marine atmospheres. It also has the low density and excellent thermal...
Article - 19 Oct 2001
301 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be supplied in various hardness and strengths. It also has variants with low carbon and high nitrogen. Applications include railway car structural...