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Category Archive: Transportation

  1. 10 Facts About the Nickel Element

    May
    03
    2021

    Nickel (NI) is among the most abundant materials on Earth. It’s also among the most widely used material on the planet. Most nickel is located in the planet’s core, more than 1800 miles beneath the Earth’s crust. A silvery-white material with a slight gold tinge, nickel has a relative atomic mass of 58.69, a density of 8.9g […]

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  2. Inconel Alloys VS Stainless Steel: Which is Stronger?

    Apr
    28
    2021

    Are Inconel alloys stronger than stainless steel? That’s a frequently asked question. Which alloy is stronger depends on how one defines the word “stronger.” Unfortunately, there are several ways to measure a material’s strength. You can measure strength by a material’s tensile strength, yield strength, hardness, or compressive strength. A material’s strength also depends on […]

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  3. How Naval Engineers Envision More Eco-Friendly Ships

    Apr
    19
    2021

    The ships of tomorrow don’t only need to be fuel-efficient, they also have to respect marine life and cause the least amount of interruption to the living beings that live underwater. Naval engineers are currently looking into ways to achieve this, and the answer seems to lie in the use of better materials. By “better” […]

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  4. What Is The Difference Between Inconel and Incoloy?

    Apr
    15
    2021

    Choosing a suitable alloy for an industrial application is challenging. No doubt about it. You must find the right balance of characteristics and properties to arrive at an alloy that’s ideal for your production process, application need, and available budget. Choosing between Inconel® or Incoloy® alloys is especially challenging. The trick is finding a suitable […]

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  5. We Present the First New Torpedo From the U.S Navy in Decades

    Apr
    12
    2021

    At last, the U.S Navy has developed a new torpedo after decades of silence. The latest Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) from Northrop Grumman stands out from the conventional torpedoes because of its capabilities. Its unique features include the ability to launch from an aircraft that is lightweight. VLWT Design The original role of the VLWT […]

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  6. The Chinese Are Testing a “Sodramjet” Engine and it Looks Good

    Dec
    08
    2020

    A team of scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing are testing a “sodramjet” engine in a wind tunnel, and their creation has reached Mach 16 speeds. That is multiple times the speed of sound, which is absolutely impossible using conventional jet engines. That’s enough speed to get a plane anywhere on the […]

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  7. What Metals Don’t Rust or Corrode

    Nov
    04
    2020

    Rust and corrosion are some of the biggest enemies of metals. These deficiencies can lower the strength of the part over time, and in some circumstances, become a safety issue. There is a difference between rust and corrosion, though. Rust is generally used to describe the oxidation of iron and iron-based alloys only. Usually, rust […]

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  8. Which Metals Conduct Heat the Best/Fastest

    Oct
    27
    2020

    Thermal conductivity is a crucial quality of metals since it measures the amount and speed of heat the material can displace. This quality is especially important in high-temperature environments. Extremely high temperatures can change the properties of any metal, usually reducing the strength. Therefore, conducting the heat quicker can significantly reduce the stress on the […]

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  9. GEV Has Presented a Compressed Hydrogen Ship Design

    Oct
    26
    2020

    GEV (Global Energy Ventures) has designed a compressed hydrogen transport ship called “H2 Ship”, which is meant to solve the puzzle of transporting the precious fuel from northern Australia to Singapore, South Korea, China, and Japan. The “H2 Ship” can theoretically store up to 2,000 tons of compressed hydrogen that is produced in Australia using […]

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  10. Kinds of Tube Drawing

    Oct
    01
    2020

    Tubes are an integral part of the modern world. Its use is diverse – apart from the transfer of liquid and gas, tubes are used for structural purposes. Thus, tubing finds use in various industries, including construction, aircraft, oil, gas, and petrochemical, automotive, chemical, water treatment, sanitary systems, medical, pharmaceutical, etc. This variety also necessitates […]

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