Polyetherimide (PEI) is a high performance thermoplastic with properties similar to polyetheretherketone. Mechanical, physical, thermal, electrical and chemical resistance data are provided.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1883 | 5 Mar 2003
Polyethersulphone (PES) is related to polyetheretherketone and polyetherimide. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided. Applications for polyethersulphone are...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1953 | 30 Apr 2003
The low velocity impact response of a range of foam based sandwich structures has been investigated using an instrumented falling weight impact tower. Shear fracture was found to occur in the PVC/PUR...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3427 | 22 May 2006
The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=525 | 31 May 2001
Matrix and fibre materials are described, as are prepreg forming processes, post impregnation processes and fabrication processes such as tube and rod formation, hydroforming, diaphragm and stretch...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=319 | 24 Apr 2001
A general introduction to composites utilising a thermoplastic matrix. Key properties and applications such as automotive, aerospace, construction and materials handling are outlined.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=85 | 15 Feb 2001
Contained herein is a listi of engineering thermoplastics and whether or not they are FDA approved. The list includes such polymers as nylon, PTFE, PVC, PAI, PVDF, PPS and polycarbonate.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4102 | 13 Mar 2008
Wear occurs when two materials under load slide against each other. This wear occurs in such devices as rotating shafts. The wear resistance of a range of engineering theroplastics such as nylon,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4101 | 13 Mar 2008
The following thermal expansions chart compares the "Coefficient of linear thermal expansion" for a range of engineering theroplastics such as nylon, PTFE, PVC, PAI, PVDF, PPS and polycarbonate which...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4100 | 13 Mar 2008
The maximum continuous operating temperature can be measured in two categories, short time and continuous use over a period of 5000/20,000 hrs. Provided herein is a comparison of a range of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4099 | 13 Mar 2008