Article - 28 Mar 2002
In 1803, Wollaston discovered the palladium metal. It occurs along with other metals belonging to the platinum group in Placer deposits in Australia, Russia, Ethiopia, North America, and South...
Article - 5 Mar 2002
Researchers can now control DNA biomolecules with radio waves. The ultimate goal of this work will be to use biological machines to perform tasks on a molecular scale.
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Platinum, with its unique physical and chemical properties, is used in a wide variety of industrial and environmental applications. It is also regarded as one of the finest, among all jewelry metals.
Article - 23 Jan 2002
With a history much shorter than that of gold, its use and discovery in the 1700's is described. Development of the platinum market through the 1800's and into more modern times is also covered....
Article - 29 Aug 2001
Improved manufacturing, mechanical and service properties compared with unmodified PA 12.
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Cobalt is a brittle, hard metal white in appearance resembling nickel but with a bluish tinge instead of the yellow of nickel. It imparts hardness to steels and alloys. Radioactive cobalt 60 has many...
Article - 12 Apr 2001
A novel coating material, "Armoloy", can be applied to materials to give them a hard, low friction and corrosion resistant surface.
Article - 23 Oct 2001
420 is a higher carbon version of grade 410. When fully hardened it is the hardest of this family of stainless steels. Hardness is optimised at the expense of other properties. Typical applications...
Article - 16 Nov 2011
OEM manufacturers worldwide chose Master Bond adhesives, sealants and coatings for their advanced adhesive needs.
Article - 7 Jul 2004
Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...