MATERIALS.CO.UK
Metals • Plastics • Rubbers • Polymers • Ceramics • Composites
Metals • Plastics • Rubbers • Polymers • Ceramics • Composites
Metals • Plastics • Rubbers • Polymers • Ceramics • Composites
materials.co.uk - metals, plastics, rubbers, polymers, ceramics, composites

METALS

 
Materials
Extensive materials experience includes:
  • Irons
    • grey cast iron
    • white cast iron
  • Steels
    • plain carbon
    • alloy
    • microalloy steels
    • stainless
    • powder metal
  • Aluminium alloys
  • Magnesium alloys
  • Titanium alloys
  • Copper alloys
    • brasses
    • bronzes
  • Refractory metals
  • Metal matrix composites
    • particulate reinforced
    • short fibre reinforced
    • continuous fibre reinforced
  • Surface treatments
    • case hardening
    • plating
    • thermal spraying
    • PVD
    • CVD
  • Tribological materials
    • plain bearings
      • aluminium alloy
      • copper alloy
      • white metal
    • friction materials
      • sintered
  • Sealing materials
    • gaskets
Processes
Comprehensive process knowledge includes:
  • Casting
    • sand
    • gravity die
    • pressure die
    • lost wax
    • continuous
    • squeeze
  • Powder metallurgy
    • cold compaction
      • steel
      • aluminium
      • copper
    • warm compaction
    • hot compaction
    • isostatic pressing
    • powder rolling
    • injection moulding
    • porous materials
  • Rolling
  • Forging
  • Extrusion
    • continuous
  • Heat treatment
  • Welding
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
Applications
Application experience includes:
  • Automotive
    • powertrain
    • valvetrain
    • brakes
    • suspension
    • body panels
  • Industrial
    • lifting equipment
    • hydraulics
    • valves
    • heat exchangers
    • press tooling
    • cutting tools
    • catering equipment
  • Aerospace
  • Railway
    • locomotive
  • Marine
    • valves
    • deck fittings
  • Domestic products
    • electrical contacts
    • plumbing fittings
Failure Mechanisms
Failure experience includes:
  • Fracture
    • fatigue
      • corrosion
      • rolling contact
      • fretting
    • brittle
      • intergranular
      • cleavage
    • ductile
      • microvoid coalescence
  • Corrosion
    • pitting
    • galvanic
    • intergranular
    • stress-corrosion
    • hydrogen embrittlement
    • erosion & cavitation
    • dezincification
    • oxidation
  • Wear
    • abrasive
    • cavitation erosion
    • adhesive wear
    • fretting wear
  • Distortion
Grey cast iron Piston ring Vacuum braze Brass particles Steel fibres Fractured heat exchanger tube Fractured bolt Nodular iron fracture Dezincification Sintered friction material Debris in bearing material Debris in bearing material

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