Article - 18 Jan 2005
The new Zetasizer Nano ZS from Malvern Panalytical brings the practicality of a maintenance-free system with the versatility to offer precision measurement for your laboratory’s particle...
Article - 11 Dec 2003
A compressor oil is used to lubricate both the working parts and the pressurized spaces in a compressor.
Article - 27 Jun 2003
Synroc is a ceramic materials developed for dealing with high level radioactive waste materials. The evolution and development of Synroc is outlined and its advantages over previous materials used for...
Article - 25 Feb 2003
The excellent sensitivity of techniques, like secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS), can be useful in determining the material chemistry, specifically for low-level additives, contaminants, or...
Article - 12 Jul 2002
The thixotropic casting process for ceramics is briefly described and compared to other similar processes.
Article - 4 Feb 2002
At temperatures greater than 1350 °C, the solid-state reaction of titania and alumina leads to the synthesis of aluminum titanate. Depending on its reactivity, the synthesized powder can be sintered...
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.