Article - 11 Dec 2012
Polycarbonate or PC was developed initially in 1953 by GE and Bayer in the US and Germany, respectively. LEXAN is its most popular trade name. PC is a heterochain polymer featuring high performance.
Article - 18 Aug 2012
Copper-nickel alloys have excellent resistance to biofouling and marine corrosion, and possess good fabricability. Copper gains more strength and corrosion resistance when nickel is added to it.
Article - 14 Jun 2012
The word lanthanum was derived from a Greek word lanthaneia. In 1839, a Swedish chemist, Carl Gustaf Mosander discovered lanthanum when he was searching for impurities in cerium samples.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
This article compares Atomic Force Microscopy-based surface potential measurements with electrochemical potential measurements made in bulk electrolytes, and helps establish the value and usefulness...
Article - 7 Oct 2005
Aluminum Nitride (AlN) is a important substrate material in electronic devices. AlN powders can become contaminatedby oxygen i9f they come into contact with water or oxygen. Hydrolysis behaviour and...
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 26 Feb 2002
Galvanized coatings have extraordinary properties than other protective coatings, in their resistance to oxidation and weathering. When paint coatings are breached, they become degraded by under-film...
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.