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Master Bond’s advanced line of elastomeric adhesives set the standard for today’s high performance systems.
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Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
Article - 30 Aug 2010
Mecmesin test equipment is used around the world by many airlines, manufacturers of commercial and military aircraft and helicopters, suppliers of landing gear and avionics plus maintenance, overhaul...
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Industry is always keen to seek out cost-effective practices to compete and survive. Recognising this trend, publications from the Copper Development Association (CDA) have emphasised production and...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...
Article - 16 Jan 2013
Induction heating is ideal for brazing as it allows a continual heating system using electrical conduction which is highly controllable.
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Plastics may not be as long lasting as first thought. Recent evidence shows that breakdown of plastics may begin shortly after manufacture. Recognition, deterioration, influencing factors,...
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Good flexibility, abrasion resistance and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified polyamide 12 plastics. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a...
Article - 11 Apr 2001
Shape memory polyethylenes can be used for pipe repairs without the need for removing large sections of pipe or major excavations. This article describes how it the process works and the materials...
Article - 14 Dec 2017
AZoM talks to Venkat Nandivada about bonding rubbers, and the key considerations in selecting them.