Materials http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8234/more en Long Fiber Composites – High Performance Materials & Designs http://machinedesign.com/webinar/long-fiber-composites-high-performance-materials-designs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by PlastiComp </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, May 12, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">16:00</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> <table align="center" border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" style="font-size: 11px;"><img alt="Robin" border="1" class="img_border" src="http://www.penton.com/webcasts/MD_Wollan.jpg" style="border: thin solid rgb(0, 0, 0);" /></td> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Eric Wollan</strong><br /> Vice President, Technology<br /> PlastiComp</td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" style="font-size: 11px;" width="108"><img alt="Wakim" border="1" class="img_border" height="100" src="http://www.penton.com/webcasts/MD_Wakim.jpg" style="border: thin solid rgb(0, 0, 0);" width="100" /></td> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="238"> <p><strong>Marc-Henry Wakim</strong><br /> Product Development Engineer PlastiComp</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites are becoming the go to material for...</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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/long-fiber-composites-high-performance-materials-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Materials Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:19:00 +0000 60861 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between the Elastic Modulus and Kinetic Modulus? http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-elastic-modulus-and-kinetic-modulus <div class="node-body article-body">How the elastic modulus fits into the kinetic modulus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-elastic-modulus-and-kinetic-modulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-elastic-modulus-and-kinetic-modulus#comments Materials Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:10:00 +0000 60701 at http://machinedesign.com Microalloying Strengthens Steel http://machinedesign.com/materials/microalloying-strengthens-steel <div class="field-deck"> Adding small amount of alloying elements can dramatically boost the strength and hardness of carbon steels. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adding small amount of alloying elements can dramatically boost the strength and hardness of carbon steels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/microalloying-strengthens-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/microalloying-strengthens-steel#comments Engineering Essentials Materials Metals Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:20:00 +0000 60261 at http://machinedesign.com 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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, 15 Apr 2016 22:31:00 +0000 59971 at http://machinedesign.com Study Reveals Organic Semiconductors’ Overwhelming Thermoelectric Efficiency http://machinedesign.com/materials/study-reveals-organic-semiconductors-overwhelming-thermoelectric-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">A new study conducted by the NREL performs more in-depth research than ever before on the thermoelectric properties of semiconductive carbon-nanotube films. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/study-reveals-organic-semiconductors-overwhelming-thermoelectric-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/study-reveals-organic-semiconductors-overwhelming-thermoelectric-efficiency#comments Materials Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:53:00 +0000 60021 at http://machinedesign.com No Other Forming Process Offers More Material Choices for Structural Components than Powder Metallurgy http://machinedesign.com/materials/no-other-forming-process-offers-more-material-choices-structural-components-powder-metallu <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MPIF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many, but not all cases, the PM process transforms metal powder into components used for structural applications, for example...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/no-other-forming-process-offers-more-material-choices-structural-components-powder-metallu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/no-other-forming-process-offers-more-material-choices-structural-components-powder-metallu#comments White Papers Materials Metals Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:02:00 +0000 59391 at http://machinedesign.com Heat Treating Powder Metallurgy Materials http://machinedesign.com/materials/heat-treating-powder-metallurgy-materials <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MPIF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Heat treating is a necessary process to control the properties of the final powder metallurgy part, such as...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/heat-treating-powder-metallurgy-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/heat-treating-powder-metallurgy-materials#comments White Papers Materials Metals Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:57:00 +0000 59381 at http://machinedesign.com Powder Metallurgy Materials Can Attain Fatigue Integrity Superior to Cast/Wrought Counterpart Materials http://machinedesign.com/materials/powder-metallurgy-materials-can-attain-fatigue-integrity-superior-castwrought-counterpart- <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MPIF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Material fatigue annually contributes to an estimated $600 billion in losses. Today, there are three...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/powder-metallurgy-materials-can-attain-fatigue-integrity-superior-castwrought-counterpart-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/powder-metallurgy-materials-can-attain-fatigue-integrity-superior-castwrought-counterpart-#comments White Papers Materials Metals Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 59371 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Aluminum and Copper in Electrical Applications? http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-aluminum-and-copper-electrical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Are myths and misinformation leading designers to use the wrong material? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are myths and misinformation leading designers to use the wrong material?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-aluminum-and-copper-electrical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-aluminum-and-copper-electrical-applications#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Materials Metals Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 59431 at http://machinedesign.com Harmful Greenhouse Gases Repurposed into Carbon Nanofibers http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/harmful-greenhouse-gases-repurposed-carbon-nanofibers <div class="node-body article-body">While a simple and economic method to synthesize carbon nanofibers (CNFs) has eluded scientists for decades, the most impressive feature of GWU’s “one-pot” synthesis is that it repurposes carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/harmful-greenhouse-gases-repurposed-carbon-nanofibers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/harmful-greenhouse-gases-repurposed-carbon-nanofibers#comments Sustainable Engineering Materials News Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:09:00 +0000 57951 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Carbon nanofibers (CNFs) are exquisite conductors of heat and electricity, and have very high tensile strength. Made up of layers of individual graphene sheets, they show promise in high-performance electronics, textiles, and other industrial and consumer applications. They also exhibit quantum behaviors that make them unique for a range of metamaterials.</p> Courtesy of The Journal of Materials Chemistry