porous metals

porous metals

[′pȯr·əs ′med·əlz]
(metallurgy)
Metals, made by powder metallurgy, having uniformly distributed controlled pore sizes, in the form of sheets, tubes, and shapes; used for filtering liquids and gases at elevated temperatures.
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The combined business, with manufacturing services in the UK and USA, is now well placed to provide clients globally an unmatched range of sintered porous metals manufactured from materials such as Stainless Steel, Bronze, Titanium, Nickel and other high temperature and corrosion resistant Nickel Alloys.
Drawing upon an experienced and skilled engineering staff and high quality production services, Porvair can produce sintered porous metals in sizes as small as the diameter of a ballpoint pen to large diameter cylinders that are several metres in length.
Using other salts, the team found that the hot drops could also form nanoscale coatings around tiny objects; porous metals that, because of their absorption of light, could find use in solar energy; and a hybrid metal-polymer foam that could be useful on spacecraft because of its light weight and heat resistance.
One in six Daphne Jackson Fellows wants to return to research in an engineering discipline, working in a range of fields from designing porous metals to developing new methods to retrofit buildings to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
Among their topics are manufacturing processes for metal foams, a tomography-based material model and simulation of deformation, heat transfer in metal foams, acoustic properties and applications, porous metals and metallic foams in orthopedic applications, and aluminum foam applications.
Yeganeh Qotbi, the advantages of this research are simple production method, reasonable price, non-toxicity of the raw material, the ability to load high amount of carbonic material and the possibility to produce other porous metals.
Porvair Filtration Group's range of high-performance powder fluidization systems draws upon proprietary Vyon sintered porous plastics, Sinterflo sintered porous metals, and Sinterflo M sintered metal meshes, which can be produced in a variety of structures, including flat beds, cones and domes.
Metal hydrides are extremely porous metals that lock onto and hold hydrogen gas at lower pressures and temperatures than is possible with cold and highly compressed pure hydrogen gas.
Hernon Porosity Sealant 1000 and 1100 seal leaking porous metals, such as powder metal castings and sintered metal parts.
Porous metals can be cut, welded, and machined much like ordinary metal.