Most commercial castings are made of alloys rather than pure metals. Alloys are easier to cast and properties of the resulting product are better compared to pure ..
Deformation of solid materials has two elements: change in shape (distortion) and change in volume (dilatation). However, dilation is considered negligible in solid ..
If a specimen is subjected to high stress beyond its withstand strength, it fails and fracture of material occurs in two or more portions of the test specimen. ..
Basic properties that cutting must posses are: Tool material must be at least 30 to 50% harder than the work piece material. Tool material must have high hot hardness ..
Mechanical properties helps us to measure how materials behave under a load. Mechanical properties of materials are mentioned below. Elastic Material: A material ..