Spotlight

Spotlight – How to... find heat treatment data for a specific steel grade

Joakim Fagerlund*, Senior R&D Engineerat steel solutions company Ovako, Sweden, talks about the company’s new online heat treatment guide.

Spotlight: Back-injection moulded carbon composites

Richard Gregory, Quality and Engineering Director of the composites facility at Prodrive, explains the process of back-injection moulding of carbon composite parts.

 

Spotlight: Making the move to bio-plastics

Materials World talks to Nigel Flowers, UK Managing Director at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, about injection moulding with bio-plastics.

 

Spotlight: Making the right choice with injection moulding

Protolabs, UK, explains how to make the step from planning to production using injection moulding.

Spotlight: How to... inspect cast iron water pipes

Tim Norman* explains what to consider when inspecting and assessing the condition of cast iron water pipes.

Spotlight: How to... find success in failure

In a typical year, Axiom Engineering Associates might undertake 50 metallurgical failure investigations. Steve Woodward takes a tour of its black museum of failure. 

Spotlight: Testing and inspection

Cement is created by a complex process involving multiple ingredients, testing is therefore essential to ensure compliance with specification and application requirements. Alfonso Rivera, Technical Department and Field Service Manager for materials testing ELE International, UK, reports.

Nanonis Tramea

Spotlight – How to... characterise and analyse materials with a quantum transport measurement system

Dr Harriet van der Vliet*, Quantum Engineer at Oxford Instruments, Dr George Lengel at SPECS-TII Inc. and Dr Alessandro Pioda at SPECS Zurich GmbH explain how quantum transport measurement systems, such as the Nanonis Tramea, facilitate research in device characterisation.

Spotlight – How to... effectively use microscopy in the metals industry

Dr. Roger Barnett, Applications Development Engineer, Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd, gives an overview of microscopy in the metals industry.

Spotlight – Additive Manufacturing

Gary Taylor, Regional Manager at additive manufacturing service provider EOS UK and Ireland, explains the transformative nature of additive manufacturing.

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