MTLS Student Clubs & Videos.
"Materials Techie" by Chris Stevens, 2020 (2:53): https://youtu.be/Lji9ppdJJM0
"New Mexico Tech" by Donovan Caruso and Mary Taylor, 2020 (1:42) https://youtu.be/QrjMUoQqgN0
Materials Student Club
The "Materials Student Club" has its own website and is also known as the "Materials Engineering Society" and is a "Material Advantage Chapter." - https://www.nmt.edu/academics/mtls/undergrad/society.php
The Bladesmithing Club at NMT promotes the art of hand forging steel knife blades. Their blades have been entered into the 2017 and 2019 TMS Bladesmithing competitions.
Bladesmithing Club Introduction, 2020 (3:00) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?
A 3-minute video made to introduce the Bladesmithing Club at the NMT Virtual Club Fair, in August 2020.
TMS Bladesmithing Competition, 2019 (4:52) - https://youtu.be/y4B97jMxMzQ
Team members were Joshua Strother, Matthew Dougherty, Ryan Mier, John "Mac" O'Connell, Ian Shortt, and Brennan Stubbs.
TMS Bladesmithing Competition, 2017 (4:52) - https://youtu.be/CTm5ouwV5wo
Team members were Albert Ostlind, Matthew Dougherty, Sawyer Gill, Ryan Morelli, John "Mac" O'Connell, Zack Olson, and Joshua Strother.
How to Use the Equipment in the Materials Dept.
Below are short training videos on how to use some of the various laboratory equipment found within the department :
How to Use the Buehler Simplimet 2 Mounting Press (5:41) https://youtu.be/6Zv2Tpm3ohs
How to Grind and Polish a Metallographic Sample (4:52) https://youtu.be/nwN6OYUSqRg
How to Acid Etch a Metallographic Sample (2:45) https://youtu.be/1T7PwceA79M
How to Level a Metallographic Sample using Modelling Clay (1:36) https://youtu.be/t1flqUYEOdU
How to use the LECO M-400 Vickers Microhardness Tester (5:47) https://youtu.be/1ZYbsTPlk2o
How to use the Nikon Eclipse L150 Optical Microscope (2:57) https://youtu.be/1QPqF80g_aQ
How to use the Unitron Versamet-2 Optical Microscope (3:41) https://youtu.be/1LU32rDdGv0
How to use the PixeLINK Capture Software (3:38) https://youtu.be/Sj1-2kbbJcY
How to use the Macromet Rockwell Hardness Tester (3:02) https://youtu.be/971v5H1vSQw
More Student Videos
Lindsay Candelaria (NMT 2017 Student Profile): https://youtu.be/K-wnKlsughc
"Electromagnetic Forming" by the 2011 Design Team with Peter Dickens, Richard Pavlik, Kat Mireles, and Lainy Schade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6PBKeYJ7uc
Laser Cutting Wood Video (2015): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gveqDyKRnI