Tag: materials

69 Why do glass windows still exist? (Why haven't they been replaced by plastics?) 2016-02-13T06:20:28.890

24 Is it possible to build a perfectly spherical Prince Rupert's drop? 2015-01-21T15:10:36.230

16 How many train passes can railway tracks endure? 2015-04-03T16:09:37.653

15 Can we change steel properties by application of magnetic field while quenching? 2015-01-24T16:22:45.257

13 Is stainless steel plating possible? 2015-04-15T13:33:17.973

13 Why does prestressing in trees make them stronger? 2015-04-18T00:26:32.603

13 Looking for best material for a cryogenic ball mill cup and balls 2015-05-22T17:21:13.943

13 Are there any materials known to be sound-insulating but thermally-conductive? 2016-02-19T18:22:44.843

12 What are some cost-effective metal substances that can wet glass? 2015-01-21T03:49:49.600

12 Can Zinc/Aluminum coated anchor rods be used in concrete? 2015-02-14T15:56:56.020

12 Is steel relaxation plastic? 2015-10-29T18:18:57.320

11 Do I need to worry about galvanic corrosion when inserting a steel bar through aluminium? 2015-01-20T23:50:02.410

11 Why do beverage can tabs break when bent? 2015-04-09T17:45:20.373

10 Will a sacrificial anode protect any length of metal that it is connected to? 2015-03-05T23:03:22.067

10 Comparing the performance of glass and granite in a heat storage application 2015-03-10T13:20:56.560

10 Are threads machined from high tensile steel more susceptible to damage? 2015-03-25T20:45:14.847

10 How do you select the correct area to consiser for first moment of area calculations? 2015-05-22T12:54:26.960

10 How to calculate permittivity for higher frequencies? 2015-12-14T14:35:12.887

8 What does the steel grade "11SMn30" mean? 2015-01-20T23:59:10.837

8 How do I keep my bit from wandering on a drill press? 2015-01-22T20:40:52.330

8 How do I compute the force required to pierce HDPE? 2015-02-09T23:18:07.607

8 Stainless steel corrosion resistance in seawater 2015-02-27T09:24:59.197

8 Protecting device from microwaves in microwave oven.. but allowing Bluetooth? 2015-03-13T04:00:33.250

8 Is there a mechanical equivalent to a hi/low pass filter (as in electrical engineering)? 2015-09-07T15:45:01.787

8 Steel selection for building a trailer 2015-09-21T14:45:18.367

8 Determining the properties of members of historic structures 2015-10-02T09:54:56.790

8 Weldability of Pure Tin 2015-11-25T14:01:22.363

8 Material selection for weight scale 2015-12-02T15:33:39.007

8 Why do car-seats have an expiration date? 2017-06-06T00:58:24.547

7 What made bronze the first widely used (non-ornamental) metal in human civilization? 2015-01-30T10:54:13.783

7 Could a knife blade & shaft be made of 100% diamond? 2015-02-23T11:57:48.563

7 Special Considerations for Steel Plate Marketed for Laser Cutting 2015-05-05T22:58:17.850

7 Will stainless steel with a #3 finish corrode faster than a #4 finish? 2015-05-07T17:39:16.427

7 Can I use a pipe of any material other than copper in a counter-flow heat exchanger? 2015-05-16T11:39:24.560

7 Is this railway carriage side likely made of single metal sheet? 2015-05-21T09:03:46.213

7 Developing a stochastic differential equation model for concrete fibers 2015-05-26T06:40:26.810

7 Material Properties: Does bending reduce iron rebar's strength? 2015-12-18T15:56:15.717

7 Can cameras+display screens with window/mirror-like optical behaviour exist? 2016-03-17T12:32:46.257

7 Questions about making stainless steel boiler 2016-03-28T13:30:59.527

6 Can polycarbonate dance pole support the torque of a dancer? 2015-03-20T02:28:52.070

6 Forged carbon fibre finish 2015-04-06T09:38:22.343

6 How does corrosion occur at a temperature below 0 degrees Celsius? 2015-04-06T21:45:19.850

6 How to avoid dyed liquids staining reflective/transparent surfaces 2015-04-22T15:04:50.520

6 Why prefer any other pipes over plastic pipes for drainage and culverts? 2015-06-02T11:28:52.947

6 What is the relevant ISO or similar standard to refer to for painted metal corrosion testing? 2015-08-19T08:44:24.530

6 Why do we even use engineering stress? 2015-11-03T02:57:00.033

6 Are there any differences between using nylon or ABS for RF electronic cases? 2015-12-09T14:35:09.580

6 Silicon and silicones 2016-05-30T15:20:07.767

6 Stylus Materials 2016-08-16T15:57:46.390

6 How to calculate tensile strength of braided steel wire? 2016-09-13T14:59:59.553

6 Anomalous oxygen in aluminium sample SEM EDS 2016-11-28T14:50:56.600

6 Does the ultimate tensile strength of a material have a physical meaning? 2017-01-26T18:39:42.313

5 How do you attach something temporary to a smooth metal shaft? 2015-02-05T02:22:02.780

5 What is the densest ceramic? 2015-02-06T05:45:51.893

5 Finding the pull-through capacity of a nutted bolt and washer in ASA plastic 2015-02-11T23:21:32.310

5 How do I model a longitudinal tensile strain in a laminate composite using Abaqus software? 2015-03-10T11:39:24.483

5 Material which can be used for resistive heating and simultaneous temperature measurement 2015-04-24T19:27:27.740

5 Physical interpretation of the relative displacement tensor? 2015-04-28T04:19:26.107

5 When can the effect of self-weight be neglected? 2015-06-09T14:31:28.457

5 Densities of different phases of steel (austenite, bainite) 2015-08-05T08:58:25.907

5 Cleaning anodised aluminium 2015-09-25T14:34:11.360

5 UV resistance of UV cured photopolymers 2015-11-02T23:07:32.820

5 Printable and reusable whiteboard material 2015-11-10T08:04:23.520

5 Having three heaters on single PCB 2015-11-27T06:01:27.993

5 What happens to silicone gaskets (siloxane rubber) in presence of ethylene glycol? 2015-12-08T14:52:14.787

5 How does Alloy 20 compare with Ti 6-4, C-276 and 316 stainless for corrosive service? 2016-01-20T16:47:56.673

5 How does the S-N curve (or Wöhler curve) of a material change with frequency? 2016-01-21T12:20:10.597

5 Cantilever Table Legs 2016-02-01T14:44:14.817

5 Why does tensile testing in thin films (ASTM D882) require a non-dogboned sample? 2016-02-01T15:43:08.183

5 What are safe locations for openings in reinforced concrete beams? 2016-03-18T12:31:45.943

5 Transparent, hard material that lets infrared through 2016-04-11T04:41:31.130

5 Do all ductile materials experience necking before fracture? 2016-05-15T09:50:37.270

5 Steel vs Bamboo strength types/ weight and in various directions & orientations? Specific, Tensile, Compressive, Shear, Lateral etc? 2016-06-26T12:55:55.493

5 Why manufacturers prefer Brass over Copper in electrical conductors? 2016-12-17T14:46:56.897

5 Quantifying Static Electricity Hazard with High Explosives 2017-11-12T19:21:30.203

5 How can I detect black spots? 2017-12-09T15:46:05.237

4 How can I make a rudimentary sunspotter? 2015-01-21T00:46:00.803

4 Can you get quality welds from a multiple metal wire feed welder, or do you need separate units for steel and aluminum? 2015-02-06T12:29:24.593

4 How do I compute combined tensile strength? 2015-02-10T20:22:09.863

4 Increasing Yield Strength with Plastic Deformation 2015-02-22T17:53:20.543

4 Will molten glass stick to a graphite shelf inside a kiln? 2015-03-21T18:43:29.927

4 Oblique cutting implemented in Industrial applications 2015-04-21T19:11:45.827

4 Thermoplastics that are permeable to water - high diffusion coefficient 2015-05-08T03:34:03.870

4 Calculating a pull force between two pieces of plastic 2015-05-27T15:56:38.620

4 Are tires symmetrical & are their material properties uniform? 2015-06-06T06:37:45.013

4 What stainless steels are good for induction heating? 2015-06-12T03:52:35.640

4 How do I calculate an estimate for the properties of a composite material? 2015-08-26T17:21:01.837

4 Convert Load Deformation (Extension) Data to Stress-Strain Curve 2015-09-09T08:09:39.283

4 Scratchless Glass against steel 2015-09-28T15:44:26.793

4 Difference between continuous wave laser and a pulsed laser 2015-10-05T13:26:22.700

4 How can I get a quick 2B shine on grade 316 stainless steel? 2015-10-12T08:14:52.017

4 What metal material to use for stove exhaust pipe? 2015-11-12T20:31:05.983

4 Are Rolling-Element Bearings Practical for Light Loads? 2015-12-11T00:37:31.507

4 First principle derivation for torsional constant 2015-12-22T08:54:11.327

4 Why use bushings of different material than what they contact? 2016-01-25T06:25:35.537

4 What do you call the steel property that reduces the likelihood of shattering? 2016-01-28T15:34:19.037

4 Best way to make a sealed container for a long term storage of a USB drive? 2016-02-16T00:33:18.647

4 How does a graph with tensile stress-strain curve and compressive stress-strain curve superimposed look like involving true stress and true strain? 2016-02-18T07:59:34.997

4 Why can't red flint glass be produced? 2016-03-08T15:12:43.860