Article - 24 Aug 2008
Austral Wright Metals has introduced two new generation grades of ferritic stainless steel. These are 'new generation' ferritic grades, with extra low carbon and fully stabilised, so don't suffer the...
Article - 14 Dec 2001
The basic design principles and components of a photovoltaic system are discussed. Other factors such as applications, appropriateness, effects of weather, system size, direct and alternating current...
Article - 4 May 2001
Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 8 Mar 2001
Case Study: This article outlines the repair of a steel water pipeline. In this case steel patches were bonded into place where wall thickness was significantly corroded. This provided a cost...
Article - 11 May 2005
The copper alloy, C106, is phosphorous de-oxidised non-arsenical copper that is 99.85% pure. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for bronze alloy C106.
Article - 18 Feb 2003
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
Article - 13 Nov 2002
Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) is characterised by its high strength and property retention after exposure to heat, oil and chemicals. It commonly finds applications in automotive,...
Article - 7 May 2002
Aluminium packaging has many advantages over other forms of packaging. Consequently, aluminium foil and cans are used in a range of industries including food, beverage and pharmaceuticals. Its...
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Although unchanged PPO is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic, all commercially available grades are mixed with (high impact) polystyrene so as to enhance melt processability.