Article - 29 Dec 2012
Today, fluorescent lamps and tubes are found in many homes and commercial buildings. These lamps are gas-discharge lamps that use electricity to excite mercury vapor.
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 27 Oct 2011
In this example, the isoelectric point of two creamers is determined using zeta potential as a function of pH using the HORIBA SZ-100.
Article - 4 Aug 2011
There are a wide range of systems available that integrate the elements as well as a suitable insulation package into a single unit. Normally the elements used in these systems are either...
Article - 1 Jun 2011
In this interview, Professor Oleg Ostrovski discusses the pyrometallurgical routes used in the commercial production of steel, aluminium, metallurgical silicon, manganese, chromium, titanium, and many...
Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...
Article - 3 Aug 2006
AM-cover is an environmentally friendly cover gas system for protection of molten magnesium from ignition and excessive oxidation.
Article - 22 Jun 2006
This paper describes a method for producing submicron high-purity alumina. In this method amorphous basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) was prepared by homogeneous precipitation of aluminum bisulfite...
Article - 5 Feb 2002
Titanium is highly resistant to corrosion by water, steam and seawater, except at elevated temperatures. Other corrosion mechanisms such as stress corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, biofouling,...
Article - 14 Dec 2001
This article explores the issue of how long a photovolatic system must operate to account for energy and pollution created in the manufacture of the system. It takes into account the different...