News - 30 Jan 2007
The vast majority of world's supply of lithium carbonate, the mineral used to make lithium-based batteries for cellphones and laptop computers is found in just four countries: China, Chile,...
News - 29 Mar 2005
The automotive and construction engineering industries are increasingly benefiting from the low weight of foamed metals. The first series-produced machine tools have mechanical properties superior to...
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...
Article - 19 Apr 2013
Carbon sequestration experiments have gained momentum as governments worldwide acknowledged them as an environmental initiative. Carbon sequestration shows promise to alleviate climate change by...
Article - 1 Feb 2012
Nature’s porous materials, bone, coral and cork, are synonymous with strong and lightweight structures.
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation, headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 1875, Shimadzu is a $3 billion multinational corporation with three...
The high-performance SDD detector and optimized hardware of the EDX-7000 and 8000 spectrometers from Shimadzu achieve an increased level of sensitivity.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
Article - 30 Jul 2001
Iron (Fe) is a metal that has been known since ancient times. In fact, the Earth’s crust is made up of 5% of iron, which is the second most abundant metal after aluminum.
News - 3 Oct 2016
Buildup of scale and corrosion is a common occurrence in pipes and systems in constant contact with water. Waterborne minerals such as calcium carbonate naturally build up over time and accumulate on...