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Excellent mechanical properties and corrosion resistance make titanium an ideal material for architectural applications. The reasons for its suitability including light weight, high strength, energy...
Article - 13 Sep 2009
This article explains how using Dow Corning 791 Silicone sealant in the glass façade of the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center has increased the architectural appeal of the building.
Article - 27 May 2008
Aluminium alloy 5005 contains nominally 0.8% magnesium. It has medium strength, good weldability, and good corrosion resistance in marine atmospheres. It also has the low density and excellent thermal...
Article - 20 May 2005
Stainless steel is the name for a family of corrosion resistant steels. New uses are being continuously found for the attractive appearance, low maintenance and strength of stainless steel. Grade...
Article - 25 Apr 2005
Brass alloy CZ114 is a versatile high strength, hot workable, machinable engineering alloy. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for brass alloy CZ114.
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A thin coating of gold is often used in building glazing to reflect heat radiation, and helps keep buildings warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
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Copper alloys are some of the most versatile materials. The combination of properties like strength, conductivity, corrosion resistance, machinability and ductility make copper suitable for many...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
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Aluminium is commonly used in construction because of the design flexibility it allows. The ability to produce intricate extruded profiles or flat panels, as well as the available surface finishes...