New Release Industrial, Scientific:
The performance, reliability, and cost of any industrial components and joints depend on two things:
1) their physical construction. Physical construction refers to shape and dimensions.
2) the materials of which they are made.
So, the materials used in a product have a huge impact on the product’s success. The materials selection process for a component or joint between components involves these steps:
Identify the design requirements
Identify the materials selection criteria.
Identify candidate materials.
Evaluate candidate materials.