Article - 7 Jul 2004
Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...
Article - 6 Jul 2004
Boston Microsystems have created a miniature hotplate that can reach temperatures above 1100°C (2012°F), self-contained within a “laboratory” no bigger than a child’s shoe. Posted July 5 2004
Article - 28 Apr 2004
According to a European Union directive, 85% of vehicle components must be recycled by 2006. This story reports on the success and activities of Car Recycling in Spain. Posted April 27 2004
Article - 27 Apr 2004
Kobe Steel have added Mitsubishi to their list of customers who are using aluminium side impact door beams. The advantages and importance of aluminium over steel beams is also covered. Posted April 26...
Article - 6 Apr 2004
Some mechanical, thermal and physical properties are provided for E-glass (or borosilicate glass) reinforced epoxy resin.
Article - 30 Oct 2003
The history and dvelopment of the metals forging industry is described. From its origins, throught the 19th century to modern day. Key materials developments are also described.
Article - 24 Oct 2003
With automotive manufacturers using a range of different materials for body parts, life for paint manufacturers has become more difficult.
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Acoustic testing techniques provide fast and clean way to check for defects and cracks in a non-destructive manner. Several techniques are described such as nonlinear wave modulation spectroscopy....
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.