Article - 26 Oct 2001
Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
Article - 13 Sep 2001
Cobalt-based carbide-hardened alloys consist of approximately 40-70% Co and 20-30% Cr. They have excellent high temperarture creep resistance due to carbide strengthening mechanisms. Chromium provides...
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Ductile irons belongs to the cast iron family. As the name suggests they are more ductile than most cast irons and have similar properties to grey irons i.e. good hardness, wear and corrosion...
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 26 Jul 2001
This article provides details on how aluminium nitride is produced, key properties and its applications, including microelectronics.
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Materials based on silicon carbide are generally employed for their good wear resistance and thermomechanical properties.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Magnesia is a highly refractory ceramic material. Applications include refractory bricks and shapes, crucibles, cements, heating elements, crushable bushes, thermocouple tubes, brake linings, plasma...
Article - 9 Oct 2019
This article discusses the measurement of droplet size distribution in emulsions using benchtop NMR.
Article - 12 Jul 2018
Depending upon the distance between the surface of a capacitance probe and a target source, the electrical capacitance that is formed between these two objects will vary.