Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses. Exposure limits and its effects on humans are mentioned, as...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2091 | 24 Jul 2003
Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=590 | 20 Jul 2001
Mercury is a heavy, silvery-white metal and is the only metal to be a liquid at room temperature. Applications include separating gold and silver, mirrors, thermometers, diffusion pumps, tanning,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=603 | 23 Jul 2001
In an editorial published today in the February issue of the Journal of Dental Research, Derek Jones, Professor Emeritus of Biomaterials, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS, Canada), and Chair of the...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=11124 | 25 Jan 2008
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings. The common constituents of amalgam are mercury, tin, silver, copper and other trace metals.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=8081 | 21 Jan 2013
Market Publishers Ltd informs that new in-demand reports on various chemicals markets in the EU have been added to its catalogue “Chemicals & Petrochemicals”.
Carbon Dioxide: European Union...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=25477 | 1 Nov 2010
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple and quick method for detecting mercury in fish and dental samples, two substances at the center of public concern about mercury...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=14619 | 19 Nov 2008
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=527 | 2 Jun 2001
If you work with soldering processes or soldered components, Principles of Soldering will help you understand and solve practical engineering challenges. Clearly written and well referenced, this book...
Vistasp Karbhari, a professor of structural engineering at UC San Diego, has developed fiber-reinforced polymer composites as strong, lightweight materials for aerospace, automotive, civil and marine...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=7454 | 4 Jan 2007