Selecting the Right K500 Alloy

Selecting the Right K500 Alloy

Selecting the right alloy for a marine project can mean the difference between successful management, poor performance and ultimately mechanical failure.Alloy K500 is a nickel-copper alloy, precipitation hardenable through additions of aluminium and titanium. This...
Longitudinal vs Transverse Impact testing

Longitudinal vs Transverse Impact testing

The term “longitudinal” or “transverse” refers to whether the grain in the steel in the test piece runs the length of the rectangle (“longitudinal”) or across the width of the rectangle (“transverse”). In an impact test, the test piece is shaped into a rectangle, with...
The Many Faces of MP35N™

The Many Faces of MP35N™

MP35N is a nickel-cobalt alloy with an extensive combination of winning properties- extreme high strength, toughness ductility and superb corrosion resistance, however not all of these properties of MP35N occur at the same time. As a material with a wide range in...