Article - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Thermosetting polymers create durable, strong bonds and they offer enhanced capabilities in extreme environments.
Article - 7 Jun 2009
The University of Miami(RB2C)is trying to push the envelope using new materials that are more sustainable, more environmentally friendly and more efficient using advanced composites and...
Article - 16 May 2006
Spectro designs, manufactures, sells and services analytical instrumentation. Their mainstays are optical emission spectrometers used in predictive maintenance of mechanical systems based on oil...
Article - 29 Apr 2004
Bucktubes possess amazing strength, stiffness and toughness properties making them ideal candidates for use in structural composites, fibres and fabrics. These applications areas are explored.
Article - 16 Apr 2003
Zotefoams have developed a range of foamed engineering polymers using a unique manufacturing technology. Materials, properties and applications are briefly outlined. Posted January 2003
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
Article - 17 Jan 2003
Researchers have found that the chips that are formed during the machining of metals consist of nanocrystals which are highly suited to manufacturing nanostructured materials with properties superior...
Article - 2 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Although beryllia is a toxic ceramic in powder form, it has a number of properties that make it useful in industries ranging from electronics, to nuclear applications through to military and...