Article - 9 May 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a unique metal that reacts with oxygen in the air to form a very thin layer of oxide; however this layer is dense and provides the metal excellent corrosion protection. Another...
Article - 29 Apr 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is one of the most commonly used metallic elements today as it is ductile, lightweight, and malleable.
Article - 9 Apr 2013
Tantalum (Ta) is a material in high demand, especially for aerospace and electronics applications. The transition metal with atomic number 73 is a very hard substance with high electrical and heat...
Article - 28 Feb 2013
In recent years, there has been a phenomenal growth in the production of steel across the world and this is because steel is considered as an important structural material.
Article - 6 Feb 2013
Transparency is a physical property that we observe every day, though perhaps it is not one that we give a huge amount of thought to. Also known as diaphaneity or pellucidity, transparency in...
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 - 5 Nov 2012
Super alloys have ability to function at very high temperatures and severe mechanical stress, and also where high surface stability is required. They have good creep and oxidation resistance.
Article - 7 Sep 2012
The mineral fillers are becoming to be an important additives and modifiers for organic polymers. Mineral surface can made more compatible and dispersible in polymers or a reinforcing additive by the...
Article - 3 Aug 2012
UNS C15760 copper has excellent high-temperature mechanical properties. It is an aluminum oxide dispersion-strengthened copper with physical properties same as that of pure copper. The following...