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...
Article - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 23 Apr 2001
Aluminium is one of the most abundant elements in the earths crust. The extraction, refining and environmental impacts of these processes are considered, as are recycling, and future product and...
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Applications of boron carbide powder are provided by Feldco International. Applications include: refractories; abrasives; military; nuclear applications; poison pellets; reinforcement; raw material;...
Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
Article - 4 Sep 2012
MAX phases exhibit a unique combination of characteristics of both ceramics and metals with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties making them suitable for numerous applications.
Article - 28 Oct 2003
Researchers have successfuly spun carbon nanotube composite fibres with toughness and strength greater than that reported for any other man-made or natural fibres. Posted June 11 2003