Article - 25 Mar 2004
Cellulose acetate is a thermoplastic that has been around for 110 years. Until recently it had been overshadowed by more recently developed plastics. The reinvention of this material is described.
Article - 16 Jan 2003
Contemporary techniques of surface chemical characterization have a vital role to play in the research and advancement of pharmaceutical products.
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...
Article - 12 Jun 2002
Cellulose acetate is derived from renewable resources such as wood pulp, which differs from most other man-made polymers which are petrochemical derivitives. General properties include transparency,...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
The effects of various media such as alkalis, inorganic salts, organic chemicals, organic acids, oxygen, hydrogen, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, nitrogen, ammonia and liquid metals on titanium are...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
904L is a low carbon, high alloy austenitic stainless steel. It has excellent formability, weldability and toughness. It has good resistance to reducing acids as well as chloride attack. Typical...
Article - 8 Mar 2001
The different families of adhesives commonly used today are explained as well as applications. Examples include anaerobics, phenolics, epoxies, silicones, polyimides, hot melts etc.