Article - 20 Jul 2001
In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...
Article - 27 Apr 2004
Ami Doduco have released Dodubronce, a new lead-free bronze coating. Properties and appplications (automotive, jewellery and communications) are outlined. Posted April 26 2004
Article - 31 Jan 2003
Rhodium is a refractory metal. Its occurrence, and typical properties such as electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties are listed.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Zinc coatings applied by from molten baths, electrochemical means, metallizing and mechanical plating etc onto structural steel can help protect it against corrosion. These methods and the properties...
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Although lead occurs as such in nature, it is rare. Lead is chiefly obtained from galena (PbS) through the process of roasting.
Article - 26 Nov 2008
When higher thermal shock, more spall resistance and lower permanent expansion upon heating is required, Solid Boron Nitride Grade HP is a superior solid grade for formulations of lower than 1,000°C....
Article - 27 Sep 2006
An alumina-based Protective Coating is a revolutionary development that offers an exceptional protective oxide coating for titanium aluminide, with extremely strong substrate bonds.
Article - 19 May 2005
Apart from the commercial reasons for choosing stainless steel as a material, like heat and corrosion resistance, another advantage is its fabrication properties. Fabrication techniques, handling and...
Article - 1 Mar 2005
United States Steel Corporation will build a new hot dip galvanizing (HDG) facility at the company's steelmaking operation in Slovakia. The facility will serve the growing demand for high quality...
Article - 29 Apr 2004
NPL has teamed with a number of universities and organisations to develop techniques to accurately measure and characterise coating properties such as thickness, friction and wear resistance. Posted...