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Review of common hydrogen storage tanks and current manufacturing methods for aluminium alloy tank liners

With the growing concern about climate issues and the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions, hydrogen has attracted increasing attention as a clean and renewable vehicle energy source. However, the...

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Optimization of fused deposition modeling parameters for improved PLA and ABS 3D printed structures

3D printing is a popular technique for fabricating three-dimensional solid objects from a digital design. In order to produce high quality 3D printed parts, the appropriate selection of printing parameters...

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The prospects of natural fiber composites: A brief review

This research explores natural fiber composites (NFCs) as alternatives to traditional materials such as fiberglass. By examining fibers like abaca, bamboo, banana, coir, flax, hemp, jute, kenaf, pineapple...

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Carbon-fiber reinforced polymer composites: A comparison of manufacturing methods on mechanical properties

Carbon-fiber reinforced polymer composite materials are used throughout industry for their excellent mechanical properties; in particular, these composites boast high specific stiffnesses and specific...

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Comparative study of the application of steels and aluminium in lightweight production of automotive parts

The automotive industry has a decisive role in the economy of developed countries. Sheet metal forming – as one of the main processes in car manufacturing – has similarly important role. Concerning...

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Challenges in additive manufacturing of high-strength aluminium alloys and current developments in hybrid additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes, also known as 3D printing, enable geometrically complex parts to be produced layer by layer on the basis of three-dimensional (3D) data generated either by scanning...

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Additive manufacturing of magnesium alloys: Characterization and post-processing

Magnesium and its alloys remain perilous in the framework of light weighting and advanced devices structure such as rockets and satellites. However, the utilization of Magnesium (Mg) is increasing every...

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A data-informed review of scientific and technological developments and future trends in hot stamping

As a promising solution to the growing demand for lightweighting, hot stamping has gained considerable applications in the automotive industry. Over the past few decades, the market for hot stamping...

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A review on forming techniques for manufacturing lightweight complex—shaped aluminium panel components

Aluminium alloys are being increasingly utilised in the automotive and aerospace industries to reduce the weight of vehicles. Extensive research has been conducted to overcome the poor ductility of...

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Mechanical properties of LDPE and PS polymer matrix composites reinforced with GNP and CF — A critical review

There is always a vital need for more robust, affordable, and multifunctional materials to satisfy the demands of industrial consumers. Therefore, polymer matrix composites (dual and hybrid matrix)...

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Analysis of light weight natural fiber composites against ballistic impact: A review

The main factors in the ballistic impact mechanism, an incredibly complicated mechanical process, are the target material's thickness, toughness, strength, ductility, density, and projectile parameters....

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Effects of fabrication techniques on the mechanical properties of high entropy alloys: A review

The enormous composition possibilities and the potential of developing alloys with improved properties have resulted in a spike in research interest in the area of high entropy alloys (HEAs) since 2010....

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Durability and damage tolerance analysis methods for lightweight aircraft structures: Review and prospects

This article started with a review on the evolutionary history of airworthiness regulations. Requirements for Durability and Damage Tolerance designs in current airworthiness regulations are an accumulation...

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A comparative study on resistance spot and laser beam spot welding of ultra-high strength steel for automotive applications

In this study, the effect of resistance spot welding (RSW) and laser beam spot welding (LBSW) processes on evolution of microstructure, load endurance capabilities, heat affected zone (HAZ) softening,...

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A review on forming technologies of fibre metal laminates

Fibre metal laminates (FMLs), as a class of hybrid material taking advantages of both metals and composites, have shown great promise as lightweight structural materials in the transportation industry....

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Thermal drilling processing on sheet metals: A review

Thermal drilling is a sheet metal hole making technique and which is the most cost-effective and extremely high productivity technique in sheet metal fastenings. Especially, the fastening or joining...

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Izod impact and hardness properties of 3D printed lightweight CF-reinforced PLA composites using design of experiment

3D printing plays an excellent role in the fabrication of customized parts for a variety of industrial sectors, but the printing parameters have a major influence on the performance of the printed parts....

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Investigation of the effect of materials and processing conditions in twin-screw extrusion

Three polymeric materials; polystyrene (amorphous), low-density polyethylene (semi-crystalline), and poly(methyl methacrylate) (amorphous) were used to explore their behavior and properties during processing...

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Investigation into the effects of fillers in polymer processing

The addition of fillers has become a common method of improving the performance of composites. Therefore, many types of fillers are commercially available while several other types are being investigated....

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Experimental and numerical investigation on cold cracking susceptibility of naval grade high strength steel welds for lightweight shipbuilding structures

In this study the cold cracking (CC) susceptibility of naval grade high strength steel (HSS) welds developed using flux core wires of different yield strength levels was analyzed for lightweight shipbuilding...

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Novel methods for optimizing CNC aluminum alloy machining parameters in polymer mold cavities

The examination of the machining of 7075-T6 aluminum alloy polymer mold cavities using Taguchi optimization and analysis of variance is presented in this paper. This study identified the best CNC milling...

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Recent advancements in lightweight high entropy alloys – A comprehensive review

Current advancements in technology enables the enhancement and refinement of alloys to address the demands of expanding industrial applications. High Entropy Alloys (HEAs) are a developing class of...

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"Advances in Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing of Nickel-Based Superalloys: Heat Sources, DfAM Principles, Material Evaluation, Process Parameters, Defect Management, Corrosion Evaluation and Post-Processing Techniques"

Wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) has increasingly been recognized as a cost-effective method for fabricating intricate metallic parts, especially from nickel-based superalloys. This review covers...

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Effects of latex type and processed-mica waste loading on the structural and thermo-physical properties of natural rubber latex foam composites

Mica waste, a type of commercial waste produced in bulk quantities by the mica mining industry, was processed and added to Natural Rubber Latex Foams (NRLF) made of centrifuged and creamed latex. Following...

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Development of a large-scale multi-extrusion FDM printer, and its challenges

This study focuses on the development of a large-dimensional 3D printer and its challenges in general. The major fused deposition modeling (FDM) printers focus on printing small-scale parts due to their...

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