Article - 7 Dec 2012
A French chemist Jean-Charles-Galissard de Marignac discovered the element called Ytterbium. At first the element yttrium was discovered from which elements like erbium and terbium were extracted.
Article - 5 Dec 2012
Oxygen was discovered by Joseph Priestley in 1744. Carl W. Scheele of Sweden found the presence of the element two years before, but failed to publish it. Scheele found a gas that enhances combustion...
This page details the capabilities of Specac’s heatable long-pathlength gas cells for FTIR gas testing.
Article - 14 Jun 2012
In 1803AD, Osmium was discovered by Smithson Tennant who separated it and iridium out from an impure platinum sample. Properties, occurence, production and applications of osmium are covered in this...
Article - 25 Apr 2009
Adhesive bonding, especially when it incorporates epoxy resins, is becoming more and more accepted as a cost-effective production method across many industries. Epoxy resins are a technically and...
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...
Article - 4 Dec 2002
The changing state of the heat treatment industry is reviewed. Traditional processes and more recent technologies and their impact are outlined. While written from a UK perspective, much of the...
Article - 28 May 2001
Molybdenum Disilicide is a refractory metal silicide with a high melting point and excellent corrosion resistance. Its main use in is high temperature heating elements and its use in high temperarture...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Component production using powder metallurgy is described. Processes involved are compaction (unixial pressing), sintering, sizing and finishing operations such as machining, heat treatment and...
Article - 8 Nov 2018
This article describes how to use on-line analyzer technology for steam cracking furnace operation.