Article - 6 Feb 2013
Transparency is a physical property that we observe every day, though perhaps it is not one that we give a huge amount of thought to. Also known as diaphaneity or pellucidity, transparency in...
Article - 25 Jan 2013
Ceramic armor is armor used by armored vehicles and in personal armor. The concept of ceramic armor dates back to 1918.
Article - 17 Dec 2012
This articles discusses Toray Advanced Composites, USA, a key manufacturer of “out-of-autoclave” advanced composites.
Article - 13 Dec 2012
Toray has vast experience in preparing composite prepreg products utilizing out of autoclave (OOA) processing.
Article - 20 Sep 2011
Boron Carbide is a useful engineering ceramic with many industrial applications, but machining it to final tolerances is a specialized process.
Article - 12 Aug 2010
Masteel's range of HSLA steels (high strength low alloy) are engineered to promote excellent high yield characteristics which in turn provide an extremely cost effective option for buyers.
Article - 29 May 2010
Masteel's range of high strength steels are engineered to promote excellent high yield characteristics which in turn provide an extremely cost effective option for buyers. Their range includes...
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 - 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.