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...