Latest Alloy Stories

2010-06-10 10:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The NanoSteel® Company, a leader in nanostructured steel alloy surface technologies, announces the addition of Ken Grieshaber as vice president, sales and business development. Grieshaber will lead all sales activities for the company's first generation Super Hard Steel® alloys for thermal spray coating and weld overlay applications, and contribute to the continued development and future introduction of the...

2009-06-15 15:45:18

By squeezing a typical metal alloy at pressures hundreds of thousands of times greater than normal atmospheric pressure, scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have created a material that does not expand when heated, as does nearly every normal metal, and acts like a metal with an entirely different chemical composition.The discovery, described in a paper in Physical Review Letters (PRL), offers insight into the exotic behavior of materials existing at high...

2007-03-21 12:00:42

WHEELING, Ill., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) has created new i-Select Al software to help designers, product specifiers and die casters identify the aluminum alloy chemistry needed to meet a specific set of casting properties. Developed in conjunction with Worchester Polytechnic Institute, the software package allows users to select an alloy from a comprehensive database of aluminum die casting alloy chemistries and properties covered by over...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.