Spotlight

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.

How to... use plasma treatment in electron microscopy

Henniker Scientific Ltd, UK, explain the advantages of using plasma treatment to maintain microscopy equipment.

How to... find opportunities in collaborative automation

 Phil Webb, Cranfield University, UK, looks at automation and the potential of humans collaborating with robots.

How to... research the ocean floor with automation

The world’s deep-sea trenches are mysterious and relatively unexplored areas with the potential to influence the world’s climate. Automation is helping to analyse and answer the questions of the oceans depths, as Faulhaber explains.

How to... get to grips with the Explorer 4 Additive

Trisha Rice, Vice President and General Manager of materials science solutions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, talks about the company’s new analysing technology for additive manufacture. 

How to... carry out quality control in additive manufacturing

Peter Morgan, Technical Product Specialist at Elementar UK, discusses how 3D printing works, the role of metals and plastics in the process, and what techniques can be used for quality control. 

Spotlight – How to... find heat treatment data for a specific steel grade

Joakim Fagerlund*, Senior R&D Engineerat steel solutions company Ovako, Sweden, talks about the company’s new online heat treatment guide.

Spotlight: Back-injection moulded carbon composites

Richard Gregory, Quality and Engineering Director of the composites facility at Prodrive, explains the process of back-injection moulding of carbon composite parts.

 

Spotlight: Making the move to bio-plastics

Materials World talks to Nigel Flowers, UK Managing Director at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, about injection moulding with bio-plastics.

 

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