Article - 29 Apr 2013
Machine lubricants deteriorate over time, thus forming acidic by-products that can corrode machine components. Hence, it is necessary to monitor the acidity level in the oil as it ages by measuring...
Article - 5 Apr 2013
Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula ZnO. It occurs as a white powder that is nearly insoluble in water. It crystallizes in two main forms, hexagonal wurtzite and cubic...
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Once confined to the world of Star Trek, transparent aluminum is now very much a reality, and can have significant real-world applications.
Article - 7 Dec 2012
Acrylic resins include thermosetting or thermoplastic plastic substances obtained from methacrylic acid, acrylic acid or other related compounds. These resins are extensively used in mobile...
Article - 6 Dec 2012
A polyamide is a polymer that contains amide monomers joined together by peptide bonds.
Article - 19 Nov 2012
Master alloys are a pre-alloyed combination of alloying elements. They are available in many forms, and are used globally. They are semi-finished products, and are also known as grain refiners,...
Article - 23 Oct 2012
Maggie Saykali, ECPI Sector Group Manager, talks to AZoM about the work of ECPI on plasticisers and the benefits and potential risks of phthalates.
Article - 5 Sep 2012
Polish can be defined as a substance that is used to give a smooth and shiny surface to an automobile. Many different ingredients may be contained in the polishes.
Article - 29 May 2012
The basic objective of the paper is to assess the suitability of ethylene-vinyl-acetate (EVA) as a material for dynamic photoelastic coating applications.
Article - 19 May 2012
Synthesis of dense composite materials with the compositions of Al2O3 / TiN = 100 / 0 ~ 90 / 10 vol% has been attempted directly from Al2O3/ (Ti, TiN0.30) mixed powder compacts using capsule-free N2...