News - 21 Sep 2005
British scientists have developed a safer and more versatile alternative to chrome electroplating, the coating found on vintage car bumpers, steel camshafts, and fixtures such as door furniture and...
News - 16 Sep 2019
Image credit: R. Capanna, A. Berlato, and A. Pinato/ MIT
It seems that Vantablack has been eclipsed as the blackest ever black as engineers at MIT have brought into being a material that is...
News - 5 Jun 2014
In industrialized countries, corrosion guzzles up to 4 percent of economic performance annually. Substances that protect metals effectively from its ravages are often damaging to the environment or...
News - 12 Sep 2012
Harper International, a global supplier of thermal processing solutions, has entered into a contract with Canadian based Orbite Aluminae to support the latter’s project involving two high...
News - 24 Jun 2009
Researchers in New Mexico are reporting the surprise discovery that common table salt - so brittle that it crushes easily between a thumb and forefinger - becomes a super plastic in the weird environs...
Article - 11 Apr 2017
Increased growth in the use of plastic pipes for various applications has created a need for a vast range of mechanical testing.
Article - 23 Jun 2016
Each chemical reaction involves an enthalpy change that leads to change in temperature. The amount of substance converted during the reaction determines the increase (i.e. exothermic reaction) or...
News - 4 Dec 2013
Small test strips made of silver or other metals, called "coupons," are frequently used to assess and predict the speeds at which metals used in outdoor environments—pipelines,...
News - 27 Jun 2012
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been inked between PPG Industries and Henan Billions Chemicals (Billions). According to the MOU, certain chloride-based technologies of PPG will be licensed to...
News - 14 Sep 2011
The Innovative Plastics business unit of SABIC announced that it will be displaying high-performance thermoplastic solutions used for aircraft applications at the Aircraft Interiors Expo.