Article - 29 May 2001
The design of seals is looked into, including gasket design, flange fixation, formed in place gaskets, anaerobic resins, O rings and pipe seals.
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Designers are sometimes reluctant to use fibre reinforced plastic composites as the long term effects of factors such as loading and environmental effects. This article looks at these effects and how...
Article - 8 Mar 2001
The different families of adhesives commonly used today are explained as well as applications. Examples include anaerobics, phenolics, epoxies, silicones, polyimides, hot melts etc.
Article - 11 Mar 2020
This article looks at the key developments of polymer science in the last 100 years since it was first discovered by German chemist Hermann Staudinger.
Article - 15 Mar 2022
The industrial chemical sector supplies materials for 95% of all manufactured products, and it has a key role to play in transitioning away from the unsustainable “take-make-waste” manufacturing model...