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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (10): 23–25.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Tom Adams A new acoustic imaging technique provides a precise, nondestructive view of structural features in the interface region between an aluminum substrate and an open-cell metal foam. It also provides insight into the dynamics of the bonding process and the formation of voids. A new...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (6): 28–31.
Published: 01 September 2021
...James Malloy; Kai Liu; Alberto Quintana; Christopher J. Jensen A new type of material based on nanoporous copper foams using metallic nanowires as building blocks has promising applications in filtration media, smart masks, and air cleaners. A new type of material based on nanoporous copper...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (7): 21–25.
Published: 01 October 2018
... than 20 years[2] for materials and process development in industries including plastics[3], rubbers[4], cements and concretes[5,6], metals[7,8], medical materials[9], ceramics[10], chemicals, power generation, semiconductors, and biotechnology. VARIABLES OF FOAMED PLASTICS Depending on the application...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (1): 24–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... unknown contaminants to understand why the heater failed. While the grayscale image lacks the Electroplated bimetallic metal foams can be used as catalysts for the electrochemical reduction of CO2 into carbon monoxide and alcohols. Sample courtesy of Dr. Peter Broekmann, Department of Chemistry...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (5): 28–30.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of these collisions was first seen on spacecraft returning to Earth whose surfaces were peppered with microindentations. CAPTURE AND ANALYSIS Several methods of collecting cosmic dust for analysis exist, but one technique, which also allows their speed to be calculated, uses aerogel foam (Fig. 3). This ultra...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (6): 12–16A.
Published: 01 September 2023
... novel solutions in reduced activation alloys, materials durability in molten metals or molten halides, low-defect and high throughput polymer target synthesis, tritium effects on materials, welding and joining, adsorbents, catalysis, and many other areas. This article provides an overview...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... systems for the design also include chemically foamed plastic covers, which shave 2.1 kg (13%) from the previous fascia systems. The side doors, fenders, and deck lid are primarily made of aluminum with boron steel intrusion beams and ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MARCH 2015 20 a cast magnesium sail...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (3): 19–23.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... 13. G. Withers and P.D.W. Tilakaratna, Performance Evaluation of ULTALITE® Low Cost Aluminum Metal Matrix Composite Based Brake Drums, SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3936, 2005. 14. W. Maddever and S. Guinehut, Use of Aluminum Foam to Increase Crash Box Efficiency, SAE Tehcnical Paper 2005-010704, 2005...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (7): 24–31.
Published: 01 July 2015
.../The University of She ield. 3D-PRINTED HANDLEBARS HELP CYCLISTS PUT THE PEDAL TO THE METAL On June 7, Sir Bradley Wiggins broke the World Hour Record with the help of 3D-printed, super lightweight, and aerodynamic handlebars developed at The University of Sheffield s Mercury Centre, UK, in conjunction...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (8): 21–24.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., identify, and compare candidate materials for an application. CES EduPack includes a synthesizer tool, with which it is possible to investigate the influence of porosity on the biomechanical properties of a scaffold material modeled as a foam. One can then compare these properties with other relevant...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (9): 18–22.
Published: 01 October 2016
... forming of net shape components, it must cover both alloy microstructure and component integrity. The opposite approach of manipulating liquid to generate foamed materials instead of high-integrity structures is also of engineering and commercial interest[3]. Liquid metal engineering is applicable to all...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (2): 29–30.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., such as foam. Now, it is also used to check product or coating quality by quantifying voids or defects in the materials. Porosity analysis starts like phase analysis but provides data that is specific to defining pores. The software uses the threshold method to differentiate between the pores and the substrate...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (10): 23–24.
Published: 01 October 2014
... produced, virtual strain gauges and extensometers can be placed on the specimen after the test and replayed multiple times. Further, the technique can be used for almost any material; polymers, metals, composites, rubbers, foams, textiles, and other materials have been tested using DIC. How digital image...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (8): 31–33.
Published: 01 November 2020
... would not be able to measure. It is also a useful tool for teaching. In addition, virtual strain gauges and extensometers can be placed on the map posttest and replayed time and time again. This technique can be used for almost any material and any industry. Plastic, metal, composite, rubber, foam...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (3): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2014
... filters into the casting process helps reduce melt turbulence by regulating metal flow. Filters for Mg alloys have typically been composed of ceramic (Al2O3, SiO2, ZrO2, MgO, or a combination of these oxides) in a foam-like structure with several open cells or as a steel mesh. However, ceramic filters...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (1): 32–33.
Published: 01 January 2014
... invited me to Ryerson to discuss his vision to form a Center for Near-Net Shape Processing of Materials. One can look back today and congratulate Ravi on the success of this center in advancing research on lightweight metals processing. The center first began research in lost foam metal casting of nodular...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (4): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2021
... University Enhancing Particle-to-sCO2 Heat Exchanger Effectiveness Through Novel High-Porosity Metallic Foams 3D Printing of Solar Absorber Tube with Internal/External Structures for Heat Transfer Enhancement and Temperature Leveling using Additive Manufacturing Technology Modular Design of High Temperature...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (9): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and partnerships just as he always has. Emerging Professional Achievement Award Mr. Stephen P. Coryell, Precision Castparts Corp. - Special Metals (PCC), Barboursville, W.Va. His citation reads Stephen has the enthusiasm, technical horsepower, and personality to become an outstanding talent in our industry. He...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2017) 175 (4): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 2017
... following honing. After honing, the primary Si crystals are exposed as high as 0.5 µm. Removal of the metal matrix exposing primary Si crystals promotes elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL), which is required to withstand the reciprocal movement of the engine piston[2]. A monolithic block can be produced...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (7): 41–45.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of a file, and across the65 section. This enables a more flexi- ble stiffness profile to be programmed into a file while maintaining the harder edges necessary for cutting efficiency and torsional strength. Fig. 3 Experimental tensile test results for straight wire samples: as-received base-metal...