Alloys

30 September 2016

Metal fatigue has been responsible for a number of fatal engineering disasters, from the Versailles rail accident to...

15 October 2012

A new high temperature aerospace material has proved to be elusive so far, however, the candidate materials have to...

15 October 2012

How do materials scientists process strong, deformation-resistant blades for gas turbine engines? What developments...

15 October 2012

With the precision design of superalloy materials we are able to manufacture materials that can cope with most of the...

15 October 2012

What is steel? How have the production methods for making it changed over hundreds of years? What are different kinds...

18 October 2011

The inside of a modern aircraft jet engine is a harsh and complex environment, but the drive for ever more powerful and...

06 July 2011

CSI has come to Swansea. But rather than solving murders, for a team at the University's Technology Centre (UTC)...

21 April 2011

Countless atomic recipes and crystal arrangements mean there are literally trillions of possible materials that could...

06 April 2011

Spinning hundreds of times per second and carrying a load equivalent to the weight of a family car, often at...