Article - 13 Feb 2012
Polymers play a key role in our society where their specific characteristics make them suitable for different applications. Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy is presented here as a...
Article - 22 Mar 2018
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is a useful technique to address each of the requirements above, as this tool technique possesses various powerful techniques to study the thermal properties of...
Article - 13 Apr 2006
Polymers such as plastics, rubber, elastomers, adhesives, paints and coatings, are used in virtually every industry. Element Materials Technology’s polymeric analysis team offers a full range of...
Article - 14 Jul 2008
Audrey from Element Climax Research, who provide failure analysis, fatigue analysis, mechanical testing, full chemistry as well as corrosion and wear testing as well as hot hardness testing up to...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Polycarbosilane was synthesized from polydimethylsilane in the presence of zeolite as a catalyst. Characterization of synthesized polycarbosilane was performed with 29Si Solid State NMR, FT-IR, TPD,...
Article - 24 May 2017
In contact mechanics analysis, converting the stiffness calculated from load versus depth (in the case of indentation) or load contact versus contact radius (in the case of scratching) behaviors into...
Article - 7 Aug 2017
Polymers are used in a number of applications: engineered combinations of monomers create a nearly infinite number of molecules with different properties, which are identified by the structure and...
Article - 22 Jun 2004
In a three year DTI funded project, NPL will look at the prediction of impact behaviour of polymers and ways to speed up time to market for polymeric products using computer simulations, computer...
Article - 18 Oct 2005
Research has been done into using organic materials in optical devices. Stable and functional polarization holographic devices using photocrosslinkable polymer liquid crystals have been demonstrated...
Article - 22 May 2017
Differential scanning calorimeters, or DSCs, have a wide range of uses and are one of the most prevalent types of calorimeter found in both academic and industrial laboratories.re,