Article - 14 Aug 2019
This article discusses placer gold mining.
Article - 29 Apr 2017
The term liquid crystal (LC) is a very common term; people know it from liquid crystal displays of digital clocks and watches dating back to the 1970s.
Article - 21 Jan 2013
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings. The common constituents of amalgam are mercury, tin, silver, copper and other trace metals.
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 12 Jun 2012
Sodium carbonate or soda (Na2CO3) was the most popular sodium compound in ancient times.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 23 Feb 2006
Poremaster porisimeters can be used to examine sythetic materials to check their biocompatability with natural materials for use in prosthetics.
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 - 8 Oct 2002
The design and performance parameters of ceramic materials in dental restorations are reviewed. Systems such as feldspathic porcelains, leucite systems, castable glasses, alumina-based systems and...
Article - 20 Jul 2002
The evolution of aluminium as an engineering material is outlined. From its discovery, recognition of beneficial properties, through to the commercialisation of refining processes, to the development...