Metals http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8236/more en A Quick Look at Heat Treating Processes for Metals http://machinedesign.com/metals/quick-look-heat-treating-processes-metals <div class="field-byline"> David Zimmermann, Pivot Point Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some of the heat treating processes metalworkers rely on to ensure the metals they turn out have the properties customers need.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/quick-look-heat-treating-processes-metals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/quick-look-heat-treating-processes-metals#comments Metals Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:47:00 +0000 65741 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Coatings and Platings for Protecting Steel Wire http://machinedesign.com/materials/coatings-and-platings-protecting-steel-wire <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most commonly used forms of steel is wire. But all those steel-wire products would have short lives if they weren’t protected against the elements</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/coatings-and-platings-protecting-steel-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/coatings-and-platings-protecting-steel-wire#comments Materials Metals Fri, 05 Aug 2016 20:23:00 +0000 65211 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Capturing Phase Transitions in Alloy Processing at Near Atomic Level http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The world's only Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope will be enable us to observe rapid phase transitions in aluminum alloys.</p></div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level#comments Metals News Wed, 03 Aug 2016 21:45:00 +0000 65141 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Because the&nbsp;Dynamic Transmission&nbsp;Electron Microscope (<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="DTEM">DTEM</span>)&nbsp;can capture processes at high temporal resolutions at the near-atomic level&mdash;as small as&nbsp;10 nm, or&nbsp;100 angstrom&mdash;it&nbsp;has proven useful for capturing rapid intermediate steps in reactions found in chemistry, biology, and materials science.</p> Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Powder-Metallurgy Processes http://machinedesign.com/metals/powder-metallurgy-processes <div class="node-body article-body">An overview of different powder-metallurgy processes found at Metal Powder Industries Federation's site.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/powder-metallurgy-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/powder-metallurgy-processes#comments Automotive Materials Metals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:23:00 +0000 65051 at http://machinedesign.com Reap the Benefits of Modern-Day Powder Metallurgy http://machinedesign.com/metals/reap-benefits-modern-day-powder-metallurgy <div class="field-deck"> Advances in PM over the years have steadily expanded its market, and now the technology is poised to start taking over other parts-manufacturing processes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advances in PM over the years have steadily expanded its market, and now the technology is poised to start taking over other parts-manufacturing processes. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/reap-benefits-modern-day-powder-metallurgy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/reap-benefits-modern-day-powder-metallurgy#comments Engineering Essentials Materials Metals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:10:00 +0000 65041 at http://machinedesign.com Unraveling the SAE/AISI Index System for Carbon and Alloy Steels http://machinedesign.com/metals/unraveling-saeaisi-index-system-carbon-and-alloy-steels <div class="field-byline"> David Zimmermann, Pivot Point Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SAE designations are four- and five-digit codes that identify the chemical composition of carbon and alloy steels. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/unraveling-saeaisi-index-system-carbon-and-alloy-steels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/unraveling-saeaisi-index-system-carbon-and-alloy-steels#comments Metals Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:57:00 +0000 65021 at http://machinedesign.com What are the Differences Between Various Nickel-based Metals and Alloys? http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-are-differences-between-various-nickel-based-metals-and-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">Nickel alloys are used extensively in industry due to their resistance to corrosion and ability to withstand high temperatures and pressures.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-are-differences-between-various-nickel-based-metals-and-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/what-are-differences-between-various-nickel-based-metals-and-alloys#comments What's the Difference Between... Materials Metals Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:47:00 +0000 64961 at http://machinedesign.com 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