Article - 7 Aug 2015
The recent recession has resulted in lower freight rates and over-capacity, and this has led ship operators to implement “slow steaming” operations for cost reduction.
Article - 5 Dec 2014
Over the last five decades, X-ray fluorescence spectrometry has been used in the cement industry to determine the elemental composition of materials of interest in the cement industry.
Article - 11 Nov 2013
Modern Raman equipment is more robust, faster and cheaper when compared to earlier instrumentation.
Article - 28 Jun 2013
NIMONIC alloys are primarily composed of nickel and chromium. These alloys are known for their high-temperature low-creep and high performance. Additives like aluminium, carbon and titanium are...
Article - 19 Jun 2013
Rare earth elements (REEs) or rare earth metals are a group of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, in particular the fifteen lanthanides as well as yttrium and scandium as defined by...
Article - 20 Nov 2012
Modern biomedical applications and drug delivery have paved the way for controlled release technologies in the healthcare industry. This paper details the nuances of controlled release systems,...
Article - 17 May 2005
Copper alloys are some of the most versatile materials. The combination of properties like strength, conductivity, corrosion resistance, machinability and ductility make copper suitable for many...
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 13 Apr 2005
The rheology of polymers is impostant as it directly influences flow during processing. Rotational and capillary extrusion rheometers are reviewed and property determination outlined. Examples are...
Article - 5 Apr 2005
Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) is used as a highly effective additive to improve the product and processing properties in various fields of application.