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How to… maintain superhard strength

Learn how cobalt binders can improve material strength.

How to ... reduce noise vibrations to improve image resolution

Discover how noise-cancelling systems can improve interference in electron microscopy.

How to ... speed up the development of high-performance materials

Explains how artificial intelligence can help bring new, high-performance materials to market for additive manufacturing applications, and other areas of design engineering.

How to… use plant-based ingredients to make polymers

Gaia Biomaterials UK Packaging Technologist, Donald Beaton, discusses how to get the best results from plant-based ingredients during polymer production.
Particle analysis imagery from MountainsSPIP. (Digital Surf)

Spotlight: How to... get more out of scanning probe microscopy data

Isabelle Cauwet, Applications Engineer at Digital Surf, looks at the benefits of using software to enhance microscopy data.

Spotlight: How to... use intelligent metal tubes in industrial processes

Erika Hedblom, Manager of Intelligent Tube Systems for Sandvik, Sweden, discusses how internal sensors and cloud computing can provide deeper process insights.

Spotlight: How to... employ quenching and partitioning

Professor David V Edmonds, University of Leeds, UK, explores a novel heat treatment concept for quenching and partitioning.

Spotlight: How to... use metal injection moulding

Andrew Almond of European Powder Metallurgy Association* explains the metal injection moulding process and its benefits.

Spotlight: How to... use the USF-2000A ultrasonic fatigue testing system

Trevor Wright , MTM Technical Specialist at analytical instruments company Shimadzu UK Limited, talks through the USF-2000A system and how it can be used to test metal samples.

Spotlight: How to... use CT scanning in well bore analysis

Ben Morgan of Nikon Metrology explains how the company’s computed tomography scans of rock core samples have been used to improve oil and gas flow predictions.

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