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Refractory Metals: Properties, Types and Applications
Refractory metals are widely used because of their unique and desirable properties and behaviors, especially their resistance to corrosion and their extraordinary...
6 Ways to Prevent Corrosion Failure Analysis Frustration
Have you ever run into the following situation? A component within your product broke or your manufacturing line was producing bad components, and you wanted to...
By: Michael Pfeifer | Principal Consultant and Trainer for Industrial Metallurgists, LLC
An In-Depth Look at Materials Selection
Materials selection is a major corrosion control method in engineering design. It plays a role in the effective estimation of project costs, construction scheduling and...
By: Andry Soetiawan | Material and Corrosion Consultant
Galvanic Corrosion of Metals Connected to Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers
Carbon fiber reinforced composites (CFRC) are a sort of advanced material used in the aerospace, automobile, marine and sport industries. Their use is growing...
By: Mehdi Yari | Electrochemistry and Corrosion Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario
Coring: How to Properly Remove This Damaging Alloy Defect
Casting and alloying of metals are two important manufacturing processes. Casting is performed by pouring molten metal into a mold cavity of some desired shape. The...
By: Dileep Koodalil | Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing
10 Key Benefits of Case Hardened Steel
There are many applications, such as gears and rolling contact bearings, where the components are subjected to shock loads and wear and tear due to a combination of...
Understanding the 3 Types of Tensile Strength
Tensile strength is one of the most fundamental properties in any building material. This mechanical property is frequently used to assess the suitability of materials...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
11 Uses for Cupronickel and Why You Should Be Using It Now
While searching for new metals that can resist saltwater corrosion, in all probability you might have bumped into a group of alloys called cupronickel (Cu-Ni) or...
Beryllium Copper Alloys vs Steel: Which Metal Works Harder?
Always on the search for materials possessing just the right combination of properties for demanding applications, specifiers and corrosion engineers evaluate materials...
Understanding Carburization: The Positive and Negative Impacts on Metals
Due to their low carbon content, low carbon steels are neither too ductile nor too brittle. They have low tensile strength and hardness. Because of their low hardness,...
What New Studies Say About Corrosion Control's Future
Corrosion is a highly complex process involving a variety of chemical, electrochemical and even biological reactions. This destructive process costs numerous industries...
By: Krystal Nanan | Civil Engineer
Training and Job Opportunities in the Corrosion Field
There appears to be a paucity of formal undergraduate engineering courses in the corrosion engineering field, while postgraduate studies are just starting to develop in...
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