Researchers from the National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, Japan, have used nanoparticles to reinforce steel and make it 100 times more creep resistant than any other steel. Posted July...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=547 | 26 Feb 2004
Researchers at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Information Technologies in Poland are working on the development of trees that don’t produce wood but make plastic, metals, metal alloys and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=490 | 11 Feb 2004
Sandvik Materials Technology has developed a new stainless steel with exceptional properties. Called Sandvik Nanoflex, the new steel allows ultra-high strength to be combined with good formability,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=338 | 19 Dec 2003
Researchers at Rice University have discovered how to create continuous fibers of out of pristine single-walled carbon nanotubes. Posted December 9 2004
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=508 | 18 Feb 2004
As surfaces for bearing technology become more and more smooth, conventional techniques such as laser or stylus profilometry come to their limits for determining surface quality.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1855 | 23 Feb 2007
The effects of substrate polarisation in a nitrided 316L stainless steel have been investigated in an attempt to correlate processing parameters with surface mechanical properties. Nanoindentation...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1812 | 12 Dec 2006
The extreme strength, sharpness and resilience of swords made from Damascus steel has resulted in them being spoken of in the same tone as myths and legends. A paper reveals some of the secrets behind...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1789 | 29 Nov 2006
Profilometer measurements become meaningless on samples with a high quality surface finish. The AFM helps to quantify the quality of the polishing method and the easyScan from NanoSurf can be used to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1854 | 22 Feb 2007
The macroscopic mechanical properties of steel are highly dependant upon the microstructure, morphology, and distribution of each phase present. Nanomechanical testing provides a straightforward...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1756 | 4 Oct 2006
The key properties of cobalt (Co) nanoparticles including physical properties and applications are outlined in the supplier data provided by Strem Chemicals.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2860 | 12 May 2011