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  • Article - 27 Aug 2001
    Development of solder technology is being driven by miniaturisation. Surface mount technology now dominates and demands on solders are changing. Solders are now part of the mechanical bond as well as...
  • Article - 27 Aug 2001
    The acceptance of fibre reinforced plastic composites (FRP's) by the automotive industry has been limited somewhat by a lack of understanding of impact properties. The advantages of these materials...
  • Article - 31 Jul 2001
    Bicomponent extrusion is a novel process for producing ceramic fibres with distinct core and sheath phases. These materials have potential use in metal and ceramic matrix composites and have the...
  • Article - 28 Jul 2001
    Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
  • Article - 16 May 2001
    Increased rigidity and tensile strength compared with unmodified polyamide 6/6. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 12 May 2001
    Polyamide 6 (PA 6) is a thermoplastic and was created as an alternative to the patented Nylon 6/6. It is a semi-crystalline polymer and has some similarities to Nylon 6/6 in terms of its properties.
  • Article - 4 May 2001
    The fibre reinforcement reduces the coefficient of thermal expansion and lowers mould shrinkage compared with standard ABS grades. Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a...
  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    Uniform corrosion tends to occur when some surface regions become anodic for a short period, but their location and that of the cathodic regions constantly change.  
  • 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...