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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4739
Description: Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) is an additive manufacturing technique that produces parts layer by layer directly from the Computer Aided Design (CAD) file. Highly customized parts with complex shapes s ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4905
Description: This study evaluates the viability of pyrolysis technology as a treatment process for waste tyres with the aim of producing alternative fuel and other high value products. A financial model was formul ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5135
Description: Bio-composite coatings of 20 wt.%, HAP and 80 wt.%, HAP were synthesized on Ti-6Al-4V substrates using LACS technique. The coatings were produced with a laser power of 2.5 kW, powder-laser spot traili ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4994
Description: Hydroxyapatite (HAP) coatings on bioinert metals such as Ti–6Al–4V are necessary for biomedical applications. Together, HAP and Ti–6Al–4V are biocompatible and bioactive. The challenges of depositing ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4841
Description: The work presented in this article investigated the effect of a Whale diesel filter on engine’s exhaust emissions, fuel consumption and performance. A stationary ADE 407T heavy duty diesel engine coup ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4849
Description: Tracks of Ti6Al4V powder were deposited on Ti6Al4V substrate using Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) process, an Additive Manufacturing (AM) manufacturing technology, at a laser power and scanning speed ma ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4893
Description: This research reports the experimental investigation of single pass filtration of tyre derived fuel and low sulphur diesel blend using a bench scale two stage micro-molecular filtration set-up. Crude ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4896
Description: The effect of laser power on the resulting microstructure and microhardness of laser metal deposited Ti6Al4V powder on Ti6Al4V substrate has been investigated. The tracks were deposited using 99.6 % p ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4965
Description: The work presented in this article reviews the possible methods for removal of mercaptans from distilled rubber derived fuel. Distilled rubber derived fuel is a potential additive for diesel fuel; the ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4859
Description: This paper reviews the potential of using waste tyre pyrolitic fuel as an alternative energy taking into account its environmental impact and national regulations. The properties of tyre derived oil a ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4856
Description: Napier grass fiber strands were extracted using the combined mechanical and water retting process. The extracted fiber strands were treated with various proportions (5, 10 and 15% w/v) of NaOH solutio ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4895
Description: The most commonly used aerospace titanium alloy, Ti6Al4V, was deposited on Ti6Al4V plate of dimension 72 x 72 x5mm. The laser power of 3 kW, powder flow rate of 1.44 g/min and gas flow rate of 4 l/min ... More
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Date: 2012
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5337
Description: The study of effect of laser scanning speed on material efficiency in Ti6Al4V application is very important because unspent powder is not reusable because of high temperature oxygen pick-up and contam ... More
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Date: 2012
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5342
Description: Functionally Graded Material (FGM) belongs to a class of advanced material characterized by variation in properties as the dimension varies. The overall properties of FMG are unique and different from ... More
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Date: 2012
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5334
Description: Laser beam forming is a novel technique developed for the joining of metallic components. In this study, an overview of the laser beam forming process, areas of application, the basic mechanisms of th ... More
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