Article - 26 Oct 2001
Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased.
Article - 25 Oct 2001
A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
Article - 30 Aug 2019
Although alternative joining methods are available, foam bonding tapes are often the chosen technology for reliable and cost-effective automotive assembly.
Article - 12 Nov 2013
AZoM talks to Tom Smith and James Mondo about the unique properties and applications of thermoplastics, especially in the aerospace industry.
Article - 7 Feb 2020
Composite core materials are used for engineered structures. Find out which factors are important to consider when choosing composite core materials.
Article - 13 Jul 2008
Actlabs have recently gotten into the testing of RoHS-5 (hazardous) materials and explains the various test methods for detecting them including neutron activation, hot water leach and x-ray...
Article - 22 Nov 2010
What is tensile testing? Find out how tensile testing can determine how something will react when it is pulled apart and the key applications.
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 8 Oct 2019
For decades steel has been relied upon in numerous applications because of it’s sought after properties of being both incredibly strong and lightweight.
Article - 19 Mar 2018
Brake materials operate in high friction and high energy environments, especially in automobiles.