Article - 6 Oct 2006
FELDCO INTERNATIONAL offers high quality Boron Carbide Powder B4C at a very competitive prices. Grain size ranges from 5 mesh to 3 micron with Boron content up to 80%. High purity/technical grade...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
British scientists have perfected a way of producing self reinforced polypropylene parts which will help vehicle manufacturers meet stringent new laws on recycling. The technology opens the door fpr...
Article - 26 Jul 2004
Sandia have developed a prototype gauntlet to protect soldiers arms during combat. The shoulder length gauntlets utilise kevlar and carbon composites to protect the wearer against heat and impact....
Article - 12 Jul 2004
d3o is a unique material made of intelligent molecules. They flow with you when you move but on shock lock together to protect you, returning to their original state when the impact is over. Posted...
Article - 29 Apr 2004
Bucktubes possess amazing strength, stiffness and toughness properties making them ideal candidates for use in structural composites, fibres and fabrics. These applications areas are explored.
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Boron carbide is one of the hardest materials known to man. Chemical, electrical, physical, mechanical and thermal properties are listed.
Article - 19 May 2003
Polyaramid polyparaphenylene terephthalamide, is mnore commonly known by the tradenames Kevlar and Twaron. Chemical, mechanical, physical and thermal are provided for these generic materials. Specific...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
Article - 21 Aug 2001
Combined advantage gained from using glass and mineral fillers. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Has superior surface finish compared to cast epoxy components, however, does have a tendancy to stick in the mould. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table...