Article - 12 Aug 2010
This series of tests demonstrates the capabilities of the ElectroForce 3100 test instrument to characterize the material properties of very soft viscoelastic materials such as hydrogels.
Article - 16 Aug 2010
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) hydrogels are used in embolization therapy, a minimally invasive treatment for hypervascularized tumors and arteriovenous malformations. These microspeheres were compression...
Article - 27 Aug 2002
'Depart' is a water soluble, biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol polymer. It is suited for use in injection moulding to form voids in mouldings. Its unique properties, how it works, biodegradable...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Manufactured by sol-gel processes these materials are becoming more popular. One type is the silsesquioxane cage structure and is close to commercialisation. Also called polyhedral oligomeric...
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...
Article - 28 Sep 2004
With successful development of new material PVA (Polyvinylalcohol) fibre with research that was started in 1999, a plant for its mass production with the completion scheduled for December this year is...
Article - 16 Nov 2011
Specialty formulated Master Bond epoxy adhesives, sealants and coatings are designed to provide exceptional resistance to various alcohols. Properties and applications of these materials are provided.
News - 14 Mar 2019
Keit, an innovator of process analytical technology, recently announced improved capability of its rugged IRmadilloTM FTIR spectrometer to monitor alcohol and ether concentrations in gasoline, as...