Article - 2 May 2008
The extrusion of aluminium is looked at in depth. The process is described, advantages explained and economics explored.
Article - 25 Jun 2003
The addition of glass fibre to nylon 6/6 increases its strength. Other effects on properties are also described. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of this material are...
Article - 26 May 2003
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyphenylene oxide (PPO), polystyrene modified. Applications for this material are also provided.
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Nickel coated carbon fibre heating elements are providing an alternative to more wires and foils. Applications include de-icing of aircraft wings and helicopter rotor blades.
Article - 3 May 2002
Aluminium casting processes such as sand casting and die casting processes including gravity casting, high and low pressure die casting, vacuum die casting and squeeze casting are all described.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Although unchanged PPO is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic, all commercially available grades are mixed with (high impact) polystyrene so as to enhance melt processability.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Although lead occurs as such in nature, it is rare. Lead is chiefly obtained from galena (PbS) through the process of roasting.
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) comes in forms such as reaction bonded, sintered and hot pressed. Excellent thermo mechanical properties have seen this material used for engine parts, bearings, metal...
Article - 6 Jun 2022
To address the worldwide energy crisis and environmental degradation caused by fossil fuels, it is critical to create ecologically friendly, safe, and dependable energy storage devices. This has been...