Article - 30 Apr 2002
Transducer materials are a key component of any sonar system. This article compares and explains properties of materials such as nickel, lead zirconate titanate and Terfenol. These materials have been...
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
Article - 17 Sep 2001
Electroactive polymers (EAPs) are those, which respond to external electrical stimulation by displaying a significant shape or size displacement. They have shown promise to mimic the movements of...
Article - 23 May 2001
Using a hot compaction process, polymeric fibres can be partially melted together. Through control of the molecular structure the mechanical properties compared to the bulk material are improved....
Article - 27 Feb 2001
This article describes the process of ultrasonic welding and describes systems used for the process. It looks at its application to metals and plastics.
Article - 16 Feb 2001
Laminated glass comprises layers of glass in a “sandwich-type” arrangement, in which a layer of flexible polymeric material is sandwiched between two layers of glass.