Tinius Olsen is the leading specialist manufacturer and supplier of static tension and/or compression materials testing machines. Tinius Olsen machines are designed for use in Research and Quality...
Article - 26 Nov 2004
Anodising is a surface treatment used for titanium alloys. The benefits, process and applications are all described.
Article - 19 Mar 2004
Ever looked at buying a diamond and wondered what influenced its price. Unravel the mystery of the 4 C's, colour, cut, clarity and carat with AZoM's guide to diamonds. Find out about how colour...
Article - 24 Apr 2008
This paper describes a technique that utilizes a microspectrophotometer to quantify the color of gemstone with greater accuracy and precision than the human eye or a standard spectrophotometer. It...
Article - 28 Apr 2004
The purity or fineness of silver and silver alloys is explained and common alloys provided.
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 - 26 Mar 2004
The purity of gold is expressed in carats or fineness. These two measures of purity are explained and compared. Purity quality marks are also explained.Why gold alloys are used for jewellery is also...
Article - 16 Aug 2003
Sapphires are well known gem stones. The stages in their processing, such as grading, heat treatment and marketing are discussed. Characteristics and colours are also mentioned.
Article - 7 Feb 2003
In 1790, Strontium (Sr) was discovered by Adair Crawford. However, only in 1808, the element was isolated through electrolysis by Davy.
Article - 27 Jun 2002
X-Ray fluorescence is probably best known for compositonal analysis. However, it can also be used as a form of non-destructive testing for measuring coating thickness. The basic system, technique and...