Advances in Materials

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018

  • New Four-Die Forging Devices (FDFD) Design Solutions and Open-Die Forging Technologies

    Viktor Lazorkin, Dmitriy Lazorkin, Sergey Kuralekh

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Aug. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 06, 2018
    Published: Feb. 06, 2018
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    Abstract: Employment of four-die forging devices (FDFD) under various industrial environment on a variety of hydraulic presses differing in terms of design features and automation degree proved that in every particular case and with a view to particular production needs an individual approach is required to select both the proper FDFD design and the proper f... Show More
  • Reactivity of Glass Powder in Aqueous Medium

    Monique Tohoué Tognonvi, Léon Koffi Konan, Séka Simplice Kouassi, Hervé Bi Irié Gouré Doubi, Ablam Zidol, David Harbec, Arezki Tagnit-Hamou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 9-14
    Received: Feb. 12, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 06, 2018
    Published: Mar. 27, 2018
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    Abstract: Recycled glass powder (GP) has recently been widely used as a complementary cementitious material to replace a part of the Portland cement in concrete. However, unlike the chemistry of the Portland cement hydration, more studied and mastered, the mechanism of GP reaction that occurs in-situ during the mixture hydration, is less studied. To overcome... Show More