Material Guide

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Name Description Material Classes Focus
Alloy Center

Alloy Center contains informations of different alloys on manufacturers, compositions, mechanical and physical properties, corrosion behaviour and information on coatings and material data sheets. Compiled data from various works of the ASM International publishing house. Metals
Alloy Phase Diagrams Center

Alloy Phase Diagrams Center contains over 40,000 phase diagrams for over 9,000 binary and ternary alloy systems. Metals phase diagramms
Alloy Properties & Uses

The Alloy Properties & Uses database for copper alloys includes all of the properties data that had been spread across different publications of the Copper Development Association (CDA), Inc, USA. These properties are searchable: Basic chemical compositions, mechanical, physical and thermal properties and extended information on casting characteristics (for cast alloys), fabrication properties, typical uses, fabrication practices, common fabrication processes, applicable specifications (Cross Specifications Index) and corrosion properties. Metals copper (alloys)
Aluminium Schlüssel

Aluminium Schlüssel is a reference work with information about aluminium on standards, chemical compositions, mechanical, physical and technological properties. A free trial to the online database can be requested from Ingenieurbüro Dr. Hesse. A reading sample of the book, on which the database is based, can be found on the website of Beuth Verlag. Metals aluminium (alloys)
Aluminium Taschenbuch

The full-text database Aluminium Taschenbuch of the three-volume Aluminium Taschenbuch series contains information on aluminium, including fundamentals about materials, forming of aluminium materials, casting of aluminium parts, surface treatment of aluminium, recycling and ecology, further processing and application. Reading samples can be found on the Beuth Verlag website. Metals aluminium (alloys)
Aluminium-Werkstoff-Datenblätter

In the full-text database Aluminium-Werkstoff-Datenblätter, data sheets on the most common aluminium materials (aluminium, wrought and cast materials) from the European standards for aluminium and aluminium alloys can be found. A reading sample can be found on the Beuth Verlag page. Metals aluminium (alloys)
aluSELECT: Referenzdatenbank für Aluminiumlegierungen

aluSELECT is a computerised reference database containing technical information on the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of the most commonly used aluminium alloys. Lists of alloys (further information) and material properties can be found on the website. After registration, this database can be accessed free of charge. Metals aluminium (alloys)
Binary Alloy Phase Diagrams

Binary Alloy Phase Diagrams contains atomic and mass percentage diagrams, excerpts of the phase diagram evaluations for binary alloy systems and crystal structure tables. The digital version corresponds to the three-volume series: Binary alloy phase diagrams / ASM International. 2.ed. - Ed. by Thaddeus B. Massalski ; Hiroaki Okamoto. - Materials Park, Ohio : ASM International, 1990. Metals phase diagramms, crystal structures
Biopolymer Database

In Biopolymer Database are data sheets on almost all commercially available biopolymers. The database is part of the Material Data Center. Polymers, Bio-based material biopolymers
Campus Plastics Information System

Campus Plastics Information System contains data sheets on base polymers, fillers and flame retardants from various companies tested according to ISO 10350 and ISO 11403-1,-2. Polymers
Chemical composition of ancient ceramics

Chemical composition of ancient ceramics contains (un)published results of chemical analyses of archaeological ceramics from research projects in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and Sudan: Early pottery in Thessaly, Greece, Firmalampen and other Roman lamps, and Roman and other pottery produced in Central Europe. Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials ceramics
Chemical Resistance of Plastics and Elastomers

Chemical Resistance of Plastics and Elastomers provides information on chemical resistance to nearly 5,000 media (chemicals, biological fluids and other exposure media such as radiation) for all major commercial classes of plastics and elastomers based on the Books: Chemical Resistance of Engineering Thermoplastics, Chemical Resistance of Commodity Thermoplastics and Chemical Resistance of Thermosets. The database is part of the Material Data Center. Polymers chemical and corrosion resistance
COMAR

COMAR is a database of BAM (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung- und Prüfung - Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing) for certified reference materials in materials testing. A free registration is necessary. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Advanced materials reference materials
Copper Technical Reference Library

Copper Technical Reference Library contains references of the worldwide published literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology: all areas from smelting and hydrometallurgy to properties and use of copper, copper alloys and copper metals to their behaviour in end products. The database belongs to ProQuest Science & Technology. Metals copper (alloys)
Corrosion Abstracts

Corrosion Abstracts is a database with the world's most complete collection of bibliographic information from the entire field of corrosion science and technology. The bibliographic data, abstracts and, since March 1998, the keyword-like short description are searchable via a controlled vocabulary. The database corresponds to the print version of Corrosion Abstracts. Metals chemical and corrosion resistance
Corrosion Survey Database

Corrosion Survey Database contains information on the corrosion and chemical resistance of 87 materials in over 1,500 corrosive media at different temperatures. The functions of the database can be tested via the free preview mode. COR•SUR is the online version of NACE COR·SUR and COR·SUR 2 and the two books Corrosion Data Survey - Metals Section (6th ed.) and Corrosion Data Survey - Nonmetals Section (5th ed.). Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials chemical and corrosion resistance
Crystallography Open Database

Crystallography Open Database is an open access collection of crystal structures of organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds and minerals, excluding biopolymers. It is possible to upload your own data. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials crystal structures
Dataholz.com

Dataholz.com contains building physically and ecologically tested and/or approved wood and wood-based materials, building materials, components and joints for timber construction. Extended functions can be used by university members. A one-time registration is required for this. Bio-based materials, Polymers, Composite Materials building materials
Datenbank BfR-Empfehlungen zu Materialien für den Lebensmittelkontakt

The Datenbank BfR-Empfehlungen zu Materialien für den Lebensmittelkontakt (Recommendations on Food Contact Materials) is a database on the current state of science and technology with regard to the use of high polymer substances in connection with foodstuffs and consumer articles. Polymers food industry
Datenbank zur Verarbeitung von Biokunststoffen

The Datenbank zur Verarbeitung von Biokunststoffen (bioplastics processing database) contains data sets on current bioplastics from laboratory tests as well as test set-ups from practice. There is no English website available, but there is a link to an English guideline. Polymers, Bio-based materials biopolymers
DECHEMA Werkstofftabellen

The DECHEMA Werkstofftabellen (materials charts) contain information on the corrosion and chemical resistance of materials and material recommendations for industrial materials in over 1,000 corrosive media (over 110,000 material-medium combinations). The link further information takes you to the media list. Only in German Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers chemical and corrosion resistance
Handbook of nanotechnology

Handbook of nanotechnology is a reference work on nanotechnology including its applications: Basic models, theory, materials, properties and production. The book can be ordered in various editions via the TIB document delivery service, among others. Advanced materials nanomaterials
Handbook of Ternary Alloy Phase Diagrams

Handbook of Ternary Alloy Phase Diagrams contains phase diagrams for ternary alloy systems. TIB document delivery for individual phase diagrams from the 10-volume print edition "Handbook of ternary alloy phase diagram" is possible. Metals phase diagramms
Holzdatenbank

Holzdatenbank (wood database) contains information on technical and anatomical properties of over 500 wood species, compiled from various sources. Only in German Bio-based materials wood
ICSD

ICSD lists complete structural information of inorganic compounds, including compound name, molecular formula, crystallographic symmetry group, cell parameters, atomic coordinates and temperature factors. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials crystal structures
Informationsdienst - Werkstoffdaten Stahl - Eisen

Informationsdienst - Werkstoffdaten Stahl - Eisen (Information Service - Material Data Steel - Iron) contains Stahl-Eisen-Blättern (steel-iron sheets) with properties on steel and iron materials (TIB inventory: material number based on the steel-iron list from 1.0023 to 1.9618, 1980). Only in German Metals iron and steel (alloys)
Key To Steel

The Key to Steel contains more than 70,000 steel brands and standards from approx. 300 steelworks and suppliers presented in three languages (German/English/French) (as of 2010). The Steel Key can be licensed by your library in two different ways, so please check both DBIS accesses. A free demo version (1 day) can be ordered in the shop ( further information). You can order contents from the book of the same name, e.g. as a document delivery. Metals iron and steel (alloys)
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology contains over 1,300 articles on chemical substances, including their properties, applications and production. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials
Knovel

Knovel gives you access to extensive technical reference works from various publishers, professional societies and organisations from all application areas of materials science. In Material Property Search, searching for properties is possible. The functions of the database can be tested via the free preview mode. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
Kunststoffpraxis-Werke

In Kunststoffpraxis-Werke you will find information on thermoplastics, thermoplastic elastomers, elastomers, blends and curable moulding compounds: Basic characteristics, media behaviour, application examples, manufacturer information (trade name, manufacturer, product class, reinforcements, characteristics and applications of raw materials, semi-finished products and additives). Only in German Polymers
Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion contains more than 7,000 entries on innovative and sustainable materials with detailed material descriptions, contact details of the manufacturer, material properties, sustainability, processing and application possibilities. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials
Material Data Center

Material Data Center is an information portal for engineering plastics: Material databases, component database, toolbox with various calculation programs and interfaces to CAE systems. For some materials, complete data sets can be accessed free of charge. Polymers
Material Hub

Material Hub is a digital service on materials. Material Hub aims to link heterogeneous, scattered data from industry and research and make it searchable in one intuitive web interface. In addition, Material Hub simplifies direct contact with experts. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
Material Properties Database

In Material Properties Database data sheets with mechanical properties (monotonic properties, cyclic properties, fatigue properties) of unalloyed steels, low-alloy steels, high-alloy steels, aluminium alloys, titanium alloys, cast steel and cast iron and weld metals can be found. A free search is possible. A list of all searchable materials can be found on the website (further information). Metals
Materialarchiv

Materialarchiv is an association of material collections from Swiss institutes and universities for design professions. Only in German Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
Materialatlas

In the Material Atlas, searching for (building) materials is possible for all planning professions and higher education in the architectural engineering: Properties, processing and application of materials from the most important groups (glasses, woods, plastics, natural stones, plasters). Some demo data sets can be viewed free of charge. Only in German Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials building materials
Materials Business File

Materials Business File includes economic-technical developments in steels, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and in engineering materials (ceramics, polymers/plastics, and composites). Online version of Steels Alert (1985 to date), Non-Ferrous Alert (1985 to date) and Polymers/Ceramics/Composites Alert (1985 to date). The database belongs to ProQuest Science & Technology. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Composite Materials
Materials data for cyclic loading

Materials data for cyclic loading contains different curves under cyclic loading. The materials tested are listed on the publisher's website. Copies of the properties and curves of individual materials can be purchased via the TIB document delivery service. The books can also be purchased as e-books from Elsevier: Pt. A: Unalloyed steels, Pt. B: Low-alloy steels, Pt. C: High-alloy steels, Pt. D: Aluminium and titanium alloys, Pt. E: Cast and welded metals. Metals
MatNavi

In MatNavi, data on material properties of polymers, ceramics, superconductors, composites and diffusion can be found in various databases. A free registration is necessary. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
MatWeb

On MatWeb, data sheets on thermoplastic and heat-curing polymers, metals, ceramic materials, semiconductors (material properties, material types, trade names of polymers, manufacturers of polymers, UNS numbers of metal and aluminium, compositions) can be found. As a paying user, more search and saving options are available. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
METADEX

METADEX is a bibliographic database of the worldwide literature on metallurgy and metallic materials (production, processing and handling, properties, uses and new developments) with special indexing for steels, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys. Online version of ASM Review of Metal Literature ( 1966-1967), Metals Abstracts (1968 to date), Alloys Index (1974 to date) and Steels Supplement (1983-1984), belongs to ProQuest Science & Technology. Metals
mindat.org : The Mineral and Locality Database

mindat.org : The Mineral and Locality Database is a mineral data and mineral reference database containing data of minerals including synonyms, photos and locality from all over the world. Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials minerals, crystal structures
MSI Eureka

MSI Eureka contains constitutional data, phase diagrams, etc. for inorganic material systems (except salts). The database goes back to before 1900 and is continuously updated. A free search is possible. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Advanced materials phase diagramms
NOMAD Repository

NOMAD Repository is a free repository for simulation data from the fields of materials science, multi-scale modelling and quantum chemistry. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials simulation data
Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online

In Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online more than 23,000 phase diagrams for ceramic systems (oxides, salts, carbides, nitrides, borides, compound semiconductors and chalcogenides) can be found. A free search is possible with a preview to unlabelled diagrams. Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Advanced materials phase diagramms
POLYMAT free

POLYMAT free contains characteristic values and properties of thermoplastics, thermoplastic elastomers and curable moulding compounds. Only in German Polymers
Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia

An electronic reference work on the property, synthesis and applications of polymeric compounds. It corresponds to the 12-volume edition Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, ed. by Joseph C. Salamone. The table of contents can be found on the publisher's site. Polymers
Reaxys

Reaxys contains structures, physical data and chemical properties (reactions) of organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds, as well as related literature from 1771 onwards, patents (WO, EP, US) from life sciences and organic chemistry. Information on the content of the database can be found in the Reaxys Support Center (further information). Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers
SciFindern

SciFindern gives you access to extensive technical reference works from various publishers, professional societies and organisations from chemistry and chemistry-related fields. Various tools can also be used to search for properties or to find information on manufacturers. A demo video on the use of SciFindern in the materials sciences is linked (further information). Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
SpringerMaterials

SpringerMaterials is a data collection on physical and chemical properties of materials from all fields of physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science and related disciplines (more than 3,000 properties of over 290,000 substances or material systems based on more than 1 million literature references). Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Composite Materials, Advanced materials
StahlDat SX Professional

StahlDat SX Professional contains data on all European steel grades: Manufacturers with supply lists, technological data (thermophysical data, TTT diagrams and flow curves), references to standards, regulations (Stahl-Eisen-Blätter, SEW, SEP, SEB), research reports (FOSTA), reference books ( Wärmebehandlungsatlas, Ausscheidungsatlas). After a free registration it is possible to search for numbers and short names of all European steel grades and assigned characteristics and uses (further information). Individual steel-iron sheets from the 11th edition of the Stahl-Eisenliste can be ordered via the TIB document delivery service. Metals iron and steel (alloys)
Tabellenbuch Metall 9.0 Online

The Tabellenbuch Metall (Metal Table Book) is a standard work for metalworking professions: all relevant tables and formulas for field-oriented teaching, further education, studies and in-company practice are up to date. Only in German Metals
Ternary alloys : a comprehensive compendium of evaluated constitutional data and phase diagrams

Ternary alloys : a comprehensive compendium of evaluated constitutional data and phase diagrams contains constitutional data and phase diagrams on ternary alloys. On the publisher's website a list of all volumes published so far (website) and also reading samples can be found (further information). Metals aluminium (alloys), phase diagramms
The Wood Database

The Wood Database contains information on many different types of wood, in particular descriptions of processing properties. Bio-based materials wood
Total Materia

Properties for more than 450,000 materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, composites) can be found on Total Materia: 74 standards development organisations, international cross-reference tables, chemical composition, mechanical and physical properties, multiple material comparison options, more than 3,000 sources of extended data, more than 150,000 stress-strain curves, more than 35,000 materials with cyclic properties, estimation and interpolation of properties, data export for CAE software, identification of unknown materials and tracking of standard and material updates. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Composite Materials
Werkstoff-Handbuch der deutschen Luftfahrt

The Werkstoff-Handbuch der deutschen Luftfahrt is a collection of all valid Werkstoffleistungsblätter (material performance sheets) in the field of aviation and aerospace in Germany, bundled according to the materials or their application: metallic materials, polymers and fibre-reinforced plastics (FRP), adhesives, adhesive primers for adhesives, elastomers, sealants and adhesive primers, paints, solid wood, plywood, laminated wood, plywood, covering fabrics, pre-impregnated aramide fabrics (prepes), pre-impregnated glass filament fabrics, filament fabrics made of E-glass, rovings made of E-glass. Metals, Polymers, Bio-based material Composite Materials aerospace
Werkstoff-Handbuch der Wehrtechnik

The Werkstoff-Handbuch der Wehrtechnik is a collection of Werkstoffleistungsblätter (WL, material performance sheets) on materials used in defence technology with, among other things, information on the mechanical and physical properties and the possible areas of application in defence technology. Part 1: Non-magnetisable steels, Pipe steels, Steel for parts of heavy weapons, Case-hardened steels, Ammunition steels, Alloyed quenched and tempered steels for hulls, Weldable fine-grained structural steels, Weather-resistant structural steels, Non-magnetisable cast steels, Quenched and tempered cast steels, Welding consumables, Duplex steels. Parts 2 and 3: Copper alloys, aluminium alloys, titanium alloys, plastics, elastomers. Metals, Polymers military
WIAM® Engineering Daten

WIAM® Engineering Data is the further development of the WIAM®-METALLINFO data stock for the creation of material models. Metals, Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials, Polymers, Bio-based materials, Advanced materials simulation data
WIAM® MMPDS (Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization)

WIAM® MMPDS contains material data for aerospace materials: design, material selection, standardisation, calculation and simulation. Metals aerospace
WIAM®-METALLINFO

WIAM®-METALLINFO contains information on steel, cast steel and cast iron, non-ferrous metals (wrought and cast) and sintered metals (Fe and NE): material conversions between DIN, ISO, EN and other international standards, material descriptions and application notes, chemical compositions, properties, manufacturer/dealer information (e.g. trade name, warehouse, address), delivery assortments. The demo version of WIAM®-METALLINFO offers the complete programme functionality, but a limited scope of data. The demo version can be accessed via the 1st DBIS link. In the 2nd DBIS link you can check whether your institution has a licence. Metals
WURM Project

On WURM Project you will find calculated physical properties of minerals: crystal structure, parameters of calculations, dielectric properties, Raman spectra with peak positions and intensities and infrared spectra with peak positions for minerals. Calculations in the framework of density functional theory and density functional perturbation theory using the ABINIT code. Non-Metallic Inorganic Materials minerals