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 - 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,...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Improved coefficient of friction compared to unmodified grades of Psul, however, reduced tensile strength and elongation at break. Finds uses in electrical applications, home appliances and medical...
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Researchers at James Cook Univeristy are looking at producing waterproof materials based on the properties found in lizard skin. Posted July 21 2005
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 - 29 May 2002
Micro-focus x-radiography is a rapid and accurate form of non-destructive testing. While it was originally used for testing of aerospace components, it has been found to be useful in many other areas...
Article - 3 Apr 2002
A comprehensive overview on magnesia from its origins, occurences, raw materials, grades such as calcined, deadburned and fused (inclusing refractory and electrical) to their production. Markets for...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...