• Meeting the challenge

    Stronger, high-temperature steels are being developed in an effort to improve the efficiency of conventional power plants and reduce CO2 emissions. Professor Scott Lockyer, Dr Mark Jepson and Dr David Allen discuss the potential of MarBN steels to meet these requirements.
  • Made for demanding environments

    Developing materials that can withstand the harsh realities of the environments they are used in remains a significant challenge. The UK’s Henry Royce Institute, a diverse group of universities and organisations, aims to change this through the M4DE concept, as Michael Preuss and Freyja Peters explain.
  • Materials in security science

    Assessing the role of materials in security science and technology.
  • Inspection on the surface level

    New developments in non-destructive testing technology may deliver a step change in the inspection of externally corroded components and components encapsulated within composite repairs, as Mike Adams and Mike Dixon explain
  • Materials scaling new heights

    As climbing is made an Olympic sport, Kathryn Allen looks at the materials used in artificial climbing walls.
  • High-performance polymers – a new era of development

    High-performance polymers could hold the key to the development of new materials for additive manufacturing, as Paul McCutchion explains.
  • Extreme recreation

    Peter Wilson looks at the use of wood in some of the most hostile environments.
  • Driving materials forward

    Sharon Ann Holgate speaks to bespoke motor manufacturers about the materials and processes used to create their latest models.
  • Driven by testing

    Ian McEnteggart examines all stages of testing for the automotive industry
  • Driven by testing

    Ian McEnteggart examines all stages of testing for the automotive industry

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