Article - 7 May 2002
Niobium was first discovered by Hatchett in 1801, but this metal was produced only in 1864, when Blomstrand reduced niobium chloride.
Article - 27 Feb 2002
Buckytubes are a type of fullerene or perfect carbon structure. The discovery, evolution and structure of single and multiwall buckytubes are considered. Advantages over other materials including...
Article - 25 Sep 2001
Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
Article - 24 Sep 2001
Nickel/chromium alloys have excellent oxidation resistance, wear-resistance and high-temperature properties. Typical applications include heating elements and thermocouples.
Article - 10 Apr 2018
Optical Emission Spectroscopy is a reliable and extensively used analytical technique used to establish the elemental composition of a wide range of metals.
Article - 18 Dec 2017
Liquid cooled engines and rotating equipment use glycol-based coolants because of their superior heat transfer characteristics.
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.
Article - 6 Mar 2015
Michael Schober, Development Manager Plansee, talks to AZoM about advanced thin film materials in the touch panel market.
Article - 25 Feb 2015
This article explores the development of machine components at the nanoscale.
Article - 30 Jan 2015
In this interview, Matthew Spiret, Sales and Product Support Engineer, talks to AZoM about the new MPX series of motorized pendulum impact testers from Instron.