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...
News - 20 Apr 2013
When the sun-powered Solar Impulse aircraft takes off next month from California on its mission “Across America,” the breakthrough airplane will fly with more than 6,000 parts made from 11...
News - 26 Apr 2011
Global Industry Analysts (GIA) has released a new market research report titled ‘Beverage Packaging: A Global Strategic Business Report’. By 2017, the worldwide beverage packaging market...
News - 14 Jan 2011
The new year brings new resolutions often focused on establishing a healthier lifestyle. Consumers looking for a beverage to help them do just that now have a great new choice – Rainforest...
Article - 7 Dec 2018
By using cathodoluminescence spectroscopy allows the micro-characterization of minerals and rocks, such as the sedimentary rock, quartz sandstone.
Article - 24 Aug 2015
Acetylacetone (2,4-pentanedione) is a beta-diketone that occurs in the form of enol and tautomeric keto mixture. In basic solution, this organic compound is deprotonated to form the acac or...
Article - 9 Jul 2013
A new metallic bubble wrap has been produced that holds significant advantages over both metal and plastic counterparts.
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Metal foam is a cellular structure made up of a solid metal containing a large volume fraction of gas-filled pores. These pores can either be sealed (closed-cell foam), or they can be an...
News - 10 Mar 2005
An engineering professor at the University of California, San Diego has described in the March issue of JOM (the Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society) the unique properties of a new...
Article - 1 Feb 2002
“White rust” or “white storage stain” is one of the typical problems faced in galvanized coatings. It occurs as a white, bulky, powdery deposit that forms rapidly on the surface of the galvanized...