Article - 23 Jul 2001
Mercury is a heavy, silvery-white metal and is the only metal to be a liquid at room temperature. Applications include separating gold and silver, mirrors, thermometers, diffusion pumps, tanning,...
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Coatings such as titanium nitride on biomedical implants can improve their performance. Whilst the substrate my be biocompatible, the coating may help to improve wear resistance and lubricity. This...
Article - 29 Oct 2018
Plastic materials are used throughout the medical devices industries and professional CAE simulation software can be used in product development stages.
Article - 2 May 2017
Many applications, ranging from cosmetics such as suntan cream and hand cream through to medical uses such as antiseptic cream, widely use cream formulations.
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 4 Dec 2012
Iodine was first discovered by Barnard Courtois, a French chemist in 1811 while extracting potassium and sodium from seaweed ash. When he accidentally added sulfuric acid, a violet colored cloud...
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,...