Article - 8 Mar 2012
Distillers are required to ensure that their finished products contain the optimum strength of alcohol. This is crucial for legal, tax and economic purposes. Near Infrared Spectroscopy is presented...
Article - 12 Aug 2010
This series of tests demonstrates the capabilities of the ElectroForce 3100 to characterize the material properties of very soft viscoelastic materials.
Article - 6 Apr 2001
Environmental Polymers Group have recently developed a family of biodegradable poly vinyl alcohols with outstanding versatility, processing and physical properties, no toxic additives that are...
Article - 16 Aug 2010
Polyvinyl alcohol hydrogels are used in embolization therapy, a minimally invasive treatment for hypervascularized tumors and arteriovenous malformations.
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...