Article - 3 May 2013
About 8.2% of the earth's crust is composed of aluminium / aluminum. Aluminium / aluminum found in the earth's crust is combined with other elements to form compounds.
Article - 26 Apr 2013
Aluminium /aluminum alloys are mixtures of aluminium / aluminum combined with one of these elements- magnesium, manganese, copper, silicon, and zinc, These alloys possess a wide range of properties...
Article - 21 Jan 2013
Duralumin is a strong, lightweight alloy of aluminium discovered in 1910 by Alfred Wilm, a German metallurgist. It is relatively soft, ductile and easily workable under normal temperature. The alloy...
Article - 20 Dec 2012
A tyre (or tire) is a ring-shaped covering designed to fit around the rim of a wheel so as to provide it protection and better vehicle performance.
Article - 15 Dec 2012
Steel is a ferrous metal and is an alloy of iron and other elements. The most common element that is combined with iron is carbon. Other alloying elements that are used include manganese, chromium,...
Article - 11 Dec 2012
Marc Juzkow, Vice President of R&D and Engineering Leyden Energy, talks to AZoM about advances in Li-ion battery technology.
Article - 4 Dec 2012
Aluminum is a silvery white metal and is insoluble in water under normal circumstances. After oxygen and silicon, aluminum is the third most abundant metal and in the earth’s crust it is the most...
Article - 3 Dec 2012
Polystyrene (PS) is an aromatic polymer of the monomer styrene. Polystyrene is an extensively used plastic with a production scale of several billion kilograms per year.
Article - 23 Oct 2012
Maggie Saykali, ECPI Sector Group Manager, talks to AZoM about the work of ECPI on plasticisers and the benefits and potential risks of phthalates.
Article - 19 Aug 2009
Wheel-loading is one of the prime factors that determine the grindability of the grinding wheel. It can lead to an increase in grinding forces and grinding temperature to a level which causes...