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 - 31 Jul 2014
In use-wear analysis, traces remaining on the surfaces of stone tools are identified to reconstruct the method of operation of archaeological tools. Optical microscopy is traditionally used to...
Article - 9 Mar 2012
Fermentation is a highly complex process where many parameters can affect the final alcohol content and overall yield. This article shows the technological and economical benefits of using NIR...
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 - 20 Jul 2016
Mechanical testers are the key means of acquiring good data about the mechanical and tribological properties of both DLC coatings and nanocomposites.
Article - 6 Feb 2020
This article discusses how to use 3D raman imaging and oil immersion objectives to acquire chemical information from subsurface structures.
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...