Rapid prototyping techniques such as stereolithography can provide a means for the manufacture of models from sketches and/or existing components. Provided is a case study whereby scale models were...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1716 | 22 Oct 2002
Plastics may not be as long lasting as first thought. Recent evidence shows that breakdown of plastics may begin shortly after manufacture. Recognition, deterioration, influencing factors,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1655 | 20 Sep 2002
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=264 | 3 Apr 2001
This paper describes a technique that utilizes a microspectrophotometer to quantify the color of gemstone with greater accuracy and precision than the human eye or a standard spectrophotometer. It...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4183 | 24 Apr 2008
Curators worldwide work hard to preserve and maintain artefacts housed in museums. But although curators expend considerable efforts on paintings, sculpture and fossils, they must also contend with...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=14880 | 8 Dec 2008
When archaeologist Ruth Iren Øien noticed a cluster of tiny iron beads in the ground, she knew she was onto something. She did not know, however, that her team had stumbled upon Scandinavia's oldest...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=20202 | 28 Dec 2009
Excavations carried out at the 14th Century city wall of Granada have unearthed
a brick kiln located next to stratified layers of bones and ashes. According
to researchers from the University...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=15254 | 21 Jan 2009
A range of ‘on-demand’ presentations on the Malvern Instruments website provides expert guidance for analysts involved in making rheology measurements. These include ‘best measurement practice for...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=11958 | 18 Apr 2008
The MFP-3D Stand Alone AFM, is a sensitive and precise AFM with the lowest noise performance. It includes a complete scientific software environment and is ideal for many applications including...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3513 | 26 Jul 2006
Agar Scientific, a leading supplier of microscopy accessories and consumables, announces the new 1050 TEM Mill from Fischione Instruments to provide tabletop precision preparation for producing...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=29356 | 31 May 2011