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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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Laser ultrasonic inspection of internal porosity defects in AlSi10Mg additive manufacturing components

Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology is recognized as a pivotal direction for future technological and industrial advancement. Nevertheless, inherent to the manufacturing process are defects such...

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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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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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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 short Agave americana based biocomposite and nanobiocomposites for automotive applications

Short fibers of Agave Americana (AA) was extracted from its plant leaf, was chemically treated with Ac2O, HCOOH, H2O2, KMnO4 and NaOH, and then characterized by Attenuated total reflectance-Fourier...

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Microstructure analysis of 7050 aluminum alloy joint fabricated by linear friction weld

The microstructure of a linear friction welded joint of 7050 aluminum alloy was investigated through optical microscopy (OM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and electron backscatter diffraction...

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High pressure salt water and low temperature effects on the material performance characteristics of additive manufacturing polymers

The effects of salt water exposure at deep ocean depth pressures when coupled with low temperatures on the material characteristics of three unique additively manufactured polymers has been investigated...

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Multivariate modelling of AA6082-T6 drilling performance using RSM, ANN and response optimization

The AA6082-T6 was experimentally studied in the present research with respect to the drilling performance. Drill diameter, cutting speed and feed rate were examined, using a full factorial design. Mathematical...

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Research on the Residual Stress Induced by Square-Spot Laser Shock Peening on 2024-T351 Specimens

Laser peen forming (LPF) is an appealing technique for forming metal sheets using high-energy, short-duration laser pulses. The deformation of the target metal plate is closely related to the magnitude...

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Friction stir spot welding of recycled scrap thermoplastics

There is a real demand for sustainable lightweight structures because of the growing environmental concerns. One important solution is developing structures through recycled scrap/waste thermoplastic...

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A multi-scale constitutive model based gas pressure determination method for the grain size evolution of superplastic forming

This paper proposes an innovative multi-scale method for determining gas pressure parameters of superplastic forming, which is based on the quantitative relationship between the grain growth mechanism...

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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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Quantification of the Effects of Print Parameters on the Mechanical Performance of Low Force Stereolithography Parts

The objectives of this work are threefold: (1) quantify the effects that print parameters have on the mechanical performance of parts produced by a novel vat photopolymerization technology called Low...

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Insights into Flexural and Impact Properties of Polymer Based Materials Printed Through Fused Filament Fabrication: Progress in The Last Decade

The Fused Filament Fabrication is an economic 3D printing process to produce lightweight polymers-based structures. Therefore, it is drawing a consistently increasing interest from industry and researchers....

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Integrated Taguchi-PCA-GRA based multi objective optimization of tube projection and radial clearance for friction stir welded heat exchanger tube-to-tube sheet joints

Leak proof tube-to-tube sheet joints are mandatory for the optimal operation and longevity of the shell and tube heat exchanger. Tube-to-tube sheet joints play a crucial role as fluid barriers, ensuring...

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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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An improved DIC method for full-field strain measurement in tensile tests on aluminium alloys under hot stamping conditions

Digital image correlation (DIC) outperforms other strain measurement technologies due to its versatility, accuracy, non-contact nature, and capability to capture full-field strains. However, for aluminium...

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Experimental investigation of productivity and surface integrity features in trim cut WEDM operation of hybrid metal matrix composite

Present study is focused on optimization of WEDM process parameters for increased productivity and improved surface quality of the machined surface of hybrid composite [Al6061 (90 %), SiC (2.5 %) and...

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An innovative multi-objective optimization approach for compact concrete-filled steel tubular (CFST) column design utilizing lightweight high-strength concrete

Incorporating sustainability into Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular (CFST) columns' optimization can enhance efficiency and sustainability in construction. Discrepancies in international standards for ultimate...

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Development and research of technology for obtaining and properties of welding wire from Al–Mg–Sc alloys using combined methods of thermal deformation treatment

The results of studies technological processes for obtaining welding wire from alloys of the Al–Mg system with a scandium content of 0.12 (alloy 1580) and 0.25 wt % (alloy 01570) presented. A feature...

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Development of Cf/C-UHTC composite and study of its resistance to oxidation and ablation in high-speed high-enthalpy air plasma flow

This article contains the results of research on the development of a Cf/C-UHTC carbon fabric composite based on a viscose precursor and a combined matrix consisting of partially sintered ceramics in...

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Effect of tools rotational speed on the mechanical properties of one-step double-acting friction stir welded aluminum alloy AA 6061 hollow panel

The utilization of Aluminum hollow panels enhances structural strength while simultaneously ensuring a lightweight and efficient use of materials. During their application, these panels necessitate...

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Effects of process parameters on the mechanical properties and microstructure in ultrasonic vibration-assisted warm tensile deformation of AZ31 magnesium alloy

Magnesium (Mg) alloys are becoming popular in lightweight manufacturing due to their low density and high specific strength. However, insufficient slip systems result in poor plasticity of Mg alloys...

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