Article - 20 Nov 2012
Modern biomedical applications and drug delivery have paved the way for controlled release technologies in the healthcare industry. This paper details the nuances of controlled release systems,...
The principle of the SRC method (in accord with AACC Approved Method 56-11) is based on the preferential solvation and swelling.
News - 9 Nov 2005
Varian, Inc. today announced that it has acquired PL International Limited, and its subsidiaries including Polymer Laboratories Ltd., a privately owned company based in the United Kingdom, for...
Article - 22 Jun 2006
This paper describes a method for producing submicron high-purity alumina. In this method amorphous basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) was prepared by homogeneous precipitation of aluminum bisulfite...
Article - 19 Apr 2006
In order to attain sustainable materials engineering research development in Thailand, the National Metal and Materials Technology (MTEC) has been established. MTEC activities include funding support,...
Article - 13 Apr 2006
A chemical sensor used to monitor service parameters cracked within the over-molded protective plastic jacket, failing prematurely. Using SEM in combination with FTIR, DSC and TMA investigators were...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
Polymer based engine covers are helping to beautify the engine bays and under bonnet areas of new cars such as BMW's. New materials such as mineral/glass fibre reinforced nylon 6 are being used that...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
With the increasing use of lighter gauge steels and weight saving materials in automotive panelling, dent resistance becomes an important issue. Causes, testing, predicting, materials properties and...
Article - 12 Mar 2001
Almost 50% of failures of engineering plastics result from environmental degradation. Effects such as exposure to chemicals and weathering processes are examined. This article also compares natural...
News - 19 Oct 2016
Polymers are huge molecules made up of thousands and millions of atoms bonded together in a repetitive pattern resembling a chain. Many things that are a part of everyday life are made up of these...