Metals http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8236/more en Supersonic Car Sets Sights on Land-Speed Record http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record <div class="node-body article-body">Richard Noble’s Bloodhound project recently announced that its Bloodhound supersonic car (SCC) will attempt to break the land-speed record in October 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record#comments Automotive Metals Motors/Drives Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:30:00 +0000 64871 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The Bloodhound SSC is expected to reach 1.4 Mach speed, covering a mile in just 3.6 seconds.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of the Bloodhound Project Honoring the Best in Powder Metallurgy http://machinedesign.com/metals/honoring-best-powder-metallurgy <div class="node-body gallery-body">Advances in powder metallurgy (PM) are growing and these designs are leading the way while challenging how some think of PM parts. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/honoring-best-powder-metallurgy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/honoring-best-powder-metallurgy#comments Technologies Fasteners Metals Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:33:00 +0000 64531 at http://machinedesign.com A Quick Look at Steels Used for Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quick-look-steels-used-fasteners <div class="field-byline"> David Zimmermann, Pivot Point Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fasteners are often made of steel, but there are many different types of steel. Here are the steels most commonly used...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quick-look-steels-used-fasteners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quick-look-steels-used-fasteners#comments Fasteners Metals Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:37:00 +0000 64091 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Hot and Cold Rolled Steel? http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-hot-and-cold-rolled-steel <div class="field-byline"> Brad Done, Reliance Foundry Co Ltd. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are many types of steel out there, with various shapes, grades, specifications, finishes, and other processing considerations. One key distinction among prefabricated steel products is the difference between hot rolled versus cold rolled steel.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-hot-and-cold-rolled-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-hot-and-cold-rolled-steel#comments Engineering Essentials Metals Tue, 07 Jun 2016 20:53:00 +0000 63051 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Investment Casting and Sand Casting? http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-investment-casting-and-sand-casting <div class="field-byline"> Brad Done, Reliance Foundry Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though they have been refined through the ages, significant differences exist between the two methods used to make metal parts.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-investment-casting-and-sand-casting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/what-s-difference-between-investment-casting-and-sand-casting#comments What's the Difference Between... Engineering Essentials Metals Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:42:00 +0000 60391 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> <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 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> <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> <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> <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> <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