Article - 30 Sep 2015
Laser ablation solid sampling helps greatly decrease the time taken to prepare a sample and to attain a high sample throughput for determining the level of toxic metals in plastics.
Article - 4 Jun 2015
Systems that tend to flow under exposure to stress are called fluid materials such as pure substances, dispersions, mixtures, and solutions.
Article - 26 Aug 2014
For the past several years, vibrational spectroscopy has been utilized for polymer analysis, and IR spectroscopy is the traditionally preferred method. Nevertheless, recent technological developments...
Article - 15 Oct 2013
Chemometrics or multivariate techniques are applied to a range of solutions or material mixtures to develop methods to “predict” concentrations.
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,...
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...