Article - 27 May 2016
Solar electric devices, commonly referred to as photovoltaics, are able to generate electricity directly from sunlight. Within the semiconductor material present on solar panels, photons released from...
Article - 26 Mar 2015
In order to transform polymers from raw materials into a completed product, there is a need for a processing stage involving a molten state.
Article - 13 Mar 2013
KBM Affilips manufactures a variety of master alloys in many different physical forms, including nickel based master alloys.
Article - 14 Mar 2009
The key properties of aluminium oxide (Al2O3) nanopowder including physical and chemical properties are outlined in this article.
Article - 9 Jan 2006
A geopolymer was prepared by dissolving metakaolinite in a solution of K2SiO3 and KOH and curing at 80C for 24 h. The open porosity of the material was ~38% at 1000C, which is sufficiently porous for...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Silicon is synthesized commercially by heating carbon and silica in an electric furnace, using carbon electrodes.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...
Article - 24 Apr 2001
Matrix and fibre materials are described, as are prepreg forming processes, post impregnation processes and fabrication processes such as tube and rod formation, hydroforming, diaphragm and stretch...
Article - 20 Jan 2020
Glass modifiers alter the glass properties of common glass mixes such as silicate and borate glasses to fine tune their applications.