Materials http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8234/more en Success Through Failure: Making Products Better, Faster with Accelerated Stress Testing (AST) http://machinedesign.com/materials/success-through-failure-making-products-better-faster-accelerated-stress-testing-ast <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Intertek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Accelerated Stress Testing can help you develop a product that offers high reliability and quality in</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/success-through-failure-making-products-better-faster-accelerated-stress-testing-ast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/success-through-failure-making-products-better-faster-accelerated-stress-testing-ast#comments White Papers Materials Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:43:00 +0000 68071 at http://machinedesign.com FAQs on Liquid, One-Part Thermal Interface Material http://machinedesign.com/materials/faqs-liquid-one-part-thermal-interface-material <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bergquist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs)? How do liquid TIMs compare to pads? How do one- and two-part...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/faqs-liquid-one-part-thermal-interface-material" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/faqs-liquid-one-part-thermal-interface-material#comments Design FAQs Materials Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:56:00 +0000 61651 at http://machinedesign.com Composite Materials: Designing and Innovating In Real World Applications http://machinedesign.com/webinar/composite-materials-designing-and-innovating-real-world-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IDI Composites International </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, November 17, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <p style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: medium;"><img alt="" height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/speaker1_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: medium;"><strong>Jeff Schumm, PhD</strong><br /> <em>Chemistry Specialist&nbsp;</em><br /> <em>IDI Composites International</em></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: medium;"><img alt="" height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/speaker2_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></p> <p class="style31" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><strong>Kevin Cahill&nbsp;</strong><br /> <em>Engineering Specialist</em><br /> <em>IDI Composites International</em></p> <p style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: medium;"><img alt="" height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/speaker3_cropped.jpg" width="115" /></p> <p class="style31" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><strong>Larry Landis&nbsp;</strong><br /> <em>Director of Technology</em><br /> <em>IDI Composites International</em></p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">This webinar will educate the attendee about the benefits of using thermoset composite materials and examine some examples of</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/composite-materials-designing-and-innovating-real-world-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Materials Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:02:00 +0000 67291 at http://machinedesign.com Compressed Hydrogen in Cell-Diamond Anvil Closely Approaches Metallic Phase http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase <div class="node-body article-body">Converting hydrogen, a gaseous insulator, to a metallic conductor of heat and electricity, requires ultra-high pressures that need to last long enough to be measured.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase#comments Energy Materials News Fri, 11 Nov 2016 21:51:00 +0000 67621 at http://machinedesign.com 3D-Printed Metamaterial Shrinks Under High Heat http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat <div class="node-body article-body">Although it is made of two thermally expanding materials, star-shaped unit cells of the metamaterial have a mechanical design that promotes negative thermal expansion (NTE) when heat is applied. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat#comments 3D Printing Defense Materials News Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:11:00 +0000 67151 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Qiming Wang Phase-Out of HFC Coolants Expected to Reduce Global Warming by 0.5 °C http://machinedesign.com/news/phase-out-hfc-coolants-expected-reduce-global-warming-05-c <div class="node-body article-body">197 countries took a pledge to phase out HFCs in cooling applications, which will effectively reduce heat trapping in the atmosphere. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/phase-out-hfc-coolants-expected-reduce-global-warming-05-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/phase-out-hfc-coolants-expected-reduce-global-warming-05-c#comments Materials News Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:58:00 +0000 67011 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference between ASTM Rubber Types and Classes? http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-astm-rubber-types-and-classes <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Material experts at the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) have codified the type and class designations for rubber in its standard, ASTM D 2000. The type designation, a single alphanumeric consisting of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-astm-rubber-types-and-classes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-astm-rubber-types-and-classes#comments What's the Difference Between... Materials Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0000 66921 at http://machinedesign.com <p><em>(Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)</em></p> Improving Nuclear Security with Additive Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/materials/improving-nuclear-security-additive-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Tek Ferguson, applied technology specialist, Pantex Plant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nuclear weapons facility uses additive manufacturing to boost safety and cut costs.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/improving-nuclear-security-additive-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/improving-nuclear-security-additive-manufacturing#comments Materials Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:35:00 +0000 66841 at http://machinedesign.com <p><em>Mechanical engineer Jason Jeffers and Tek Ferguson use a mathematical approach to design better fixtures using less material.</em></p> Guidelines for Reliable Operation of Electric Heating Elements within Superplastic Forming (SPF) Presses http://machinedesign.com/materials/guidelines-reliable-operation-electric-heating-elements-within-superplastic-forming-spf-pr <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Watlow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The superplastic forming (SPF) of standard titanium alpha-beta alloys, such as 6Al-4V, requires...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/guidelines-reliable-operation-electric-heating-elements-within-superplastic-forming-spf-pr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/guidelines-reliable-operation-electric-heating-elements-within-superplastic-forming-spf-pr#comments White Papers Materials Plastics and Composites Fri, 07 Oct 2016 22:31:00 +0000 59971 at http://machinedesign.com Five Basic Steps of the Electroforming Manufacturing Process http://machinedesign.com/metals/five-basic-steps-electroforming-manufacturing-process <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is Electroforming? How does it actually work? Manufacturers have been using electrodeposition for centuries, but...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/five-basic-steps-electroforming-manufacturing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/five-basic-steps-electroforming-manufacturing-process#comments Manufacturing Equipment White Papers Materials Metals Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:55:00 +0000 52611 at http://machinedesign.com