Article - 21 Jul 2001
Silver metal in its pure state has a brilliant white metallic lustre and it is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable. It has 3 commercial types and applications in jewellery,...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Gold is most widely known as a precious metal due to its high lustre and chemical inertness. It is also used for coinage, ornaments, jewellery, gilding, textile industry, radiation control,...
Article - 4 Sep 2019
This article discusses how to use 3D scanning vibrometry on rolling tires to better understand road noise.
Article - 24 May 2001
Deformation, viscoelastic creep, tensile strength, anisotropy and impact strength of thermoplastics are covered. The differences the modes of behaviour between thermoplastics and most other materials...
Article - 17 Sep 2020
Beer is routinely subject to lab testing and product deformulation in order to detect compounds which affect product quality.
Article - 14 Feb 2001
Engineering thermoplastics are generally amorphous or semi-crystalline. The differences between these two types of materials are explained.
Article - 14 Sep 2020
Polyethylene is a synthetic polymer that makes up a third of the global annual plastic manufacturing output. Find out about the end of life management for polyethylene.
Article - 10 Nov 2017
Particulates and residues are key types of contamination present in the pharmaceutical industry. These may be produced from an extensive range of sources including undissolved residuals in buffer and...
Article - 1 Dec 2005
The thermal effusivity evolution as a function of time of aqueous emulsions made of sol-gel TiO2, was studied. Measurements of thermal effusivity were performed by the photoacoustic (PA) technique,...
Article - 8 Nov 2005
Zenithal bistable displays (ZBD) are attracting attention for small electronic devices. ZBD devices based on surface relief grating alignment have demonstrated good image quality and memory...