News - 1 Aug 2007
The standard lead-acid battery starts more than 600 million passenger vehicles globally and also powers golf carts, forklifts and other modes of transportation. So it's a good thing that,...
Article - 12 May 2020
This article demonstrates how XPS can be used to analyze metal components.
Article - 20 Jul 2016
Manganese is similar to iron in its chemical and physical properties, but it is harder and more brittle. Manganese is possibly the most flexible element that can be added to copper alloys.
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 - 26 Feb 2002
The source of the term “galvanizing” is not really related to protecting steel from corrosion. The term was derived from the name of Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani.
News - 2 Feb 2022
Once recovered, wood waste can be combined with plastics to form wood-plastic composites, which have a wide scope of potential uses. A paper published in Polymers has explored this subject.
Article - 18 May 2012
Coordinatively unsaturated aluminum ions on the surface of commercially available high purity a-Al2O3 powders produced by three different processes were evaluated by diffuse reflectance infrared...
PEEK is a high-performance material with one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all engineered polymer. The material is a highly rigid plastic with exceptional lubricity and offers a non-stop...
Article - 19 Jul 2006
Lithium is a silvery white metal. It is the lightest metal known to man and belongs to the alkali metals. The discovery, occurrence, production, properties and applications of lithium are discussed.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Zinc coatings applied by from molten baths, electrochemical means, metallizing and mechanical plating etc onto structural steel can help protect it against corrosion. These methods and the properties...