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  • Article - 7 Jun 2001
    Hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) is a viable alternative to polychloroprene for many automotive applications such as timing belts, seals and hoses. It has excellent mechanical, thermo-oxidative and...
  • Article - 6 Jun 2001
    Developments in the steel industry are helping stave off challenges from alternative materials such as aluminium and plastics in the automotive industry. Steel still dominates for many reasons which...
  • Article - 6 Jun 2001
    Laser welding has advantages over conventional resistance welding including non-contact nature, small heat affected zone and only requires access from one side. The process is explained and how it can...
  • Article - 6 Jun 2001
    Fogging of car windscreens has been linked to polyurethanes by analysing the chemicals present on the windscreen. Amines associated with PUs lead to this conclusion, while no evidence was found to...
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Paper, natural fibres, glass, metals and many plastics are used as packaging materials. The reasons for their use and developments in the packaging industry are explained.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Porous silicon has semiconducting properties as well as displaying bioactivity. This makes it potentially a useful material for electronic implant devices. Properties and production are described.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Manufacture of rubber products is similar but more complex than thermoplastics although similar forming techniques are used. Viscoelasticty, crosslinking and the uniqueness of each individual system...
  • Article - 2 Jun 2001
    Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
  • Article - 1 Jun 2001
    Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.