Article - 15 Nov 2005
The color of a cigars’ ash is determined by the magnesium content of the tobacco. The more white the ash, the more magnesium it contained and conversely, the darker the ash, the lower the magnesium...
Article - 25 Aug 2003
Momentum Turf is a natural grass alternative. It provides the closest thing to natural grass available thus far, however offers all the benefits of a synthatic analogue. Its' construction and...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Phosphate-based fertilisers are the mainstay for boosting soil productivity. Saudi Arabia provides one of the worlds largest deposits of phosphate minerals that can be comverted into diammonium...
Article - 26 Aug 2002
Researchers have developed a polymer spray that can be used help grass to grow on barren landscapes like old mine sites. The polymer coating cuts down erosion while the grass is germinating. Its...
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 13 Oct 2005
The core of the Ecoflex systems is a tire with one sidewall removed and filled with crushed stone or recycled concrete aggregate. This technology allows a range of building solutions to be cost...
Article - 12 Nov 2002
Talonite is a cobalt-chromium alloy from Carbide Processors. It is suited to applications such as food mixing, knives and blades for cutting materials such as lumber where it out performs tool steels....
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Every year, 200 million tungsten bullets are produced, each using an ounce of tungsten. That amounts to over 5500 tons or one-eighth of the current annual tungsten consumption across the globe.
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is becoming increasingly popular for engineering applications even over other metals and alloys. There are many reasons for this that are outlined herein. Most of these reasons can be...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium 5754 has excellent corrosion resistance to seawater and industrially polluted atmospheres. It has high strength that makes 5754 highly suited to flooring applications. The properties,...