Metal Properties: Strength and Toughness

Metal Properties: Strength and Toughness

Metal properties such as yield strength and toughness are related properties. They refer to different aspects of a material’s behavior under load. Yield strength refers to a metal’s ability to resist deformation and failure under an applied load. Toughness refers to a...
Metal Properties: Strength and Toughness

ASTM E23 Charpy Testing

ASTM E23 is a standard developed by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International. It outlines the procedures for performing standardized tests on materials and components to determine their mechanical properties. The standard explicitly covers...
Pipeline Corrosion Inspection

Pipeline Corrosion Inspection

Understanding the Basics Corrosion of steel is a process by which the metal deteriorates over time due to exposure to various environmental factors. This can include moisture, chemicals, and oxygen. It is a common problem for many steel structures and components and...
History Of Welding Aluminum

History Of Welding Aluminum

The GTAW process is quite often a viable option for welding aluminum.  It was developed in 1944 and is still used to weld aluminum alloys today.  Some of the highest quality welds used in critical applications, such as full penetration pipe welds on cryogenic pressure...