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2015-02-05 15:39:58

Materials engineers from South Korea have developed a new steel alloy that is flexible, ultra-strong and lightweight, according to a new report in the journal Nature.

2015-02-04 23:03:22

HEIDENHAIN is pleased to announce the latest expansion of its gauging line, the ZERO-FORCE METRO Length Gauge.

2015-01-21 12:22:39

Essential Reference for Architects and Designers Now Available in Association Bookstore ARLINGTON, Va., Jan.

2014-05-27 12:21:53

HELSINKI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial measurement specialists at ProtoRhino (http://www.protorhino.com/)

Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.

Advances In Glass Alloys Lead To Strength, Flexibility
2014-03-04 12:36:16

What do some high-end golf clubs and your living room window have in common? The answer is glass, but in the golf clubs' case it's a specialized glass product, called metallic glass, with the ability to be bent considerably and spring back into its original form.

2014-02-25 14:27:20

When deciding what materials to use in building something, determining how those materials respond to stress and strain is often the first task.

2013-11-18 10:32:56

From the production of tougher, more durable smart phones and other electronic devices, to a wider variety of longer lasting biomedical implants, bulk metallic glasses are poised to be mainstay materials for the 21st Century.

Firing Temperature Determines Whether Glass Will Bend Or Break
2013-02-28 16:24:11

Researchers have found a way to determine whether glass will be brittle, or will have the ability to bend without breaking.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]