Article - 12 May 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Reasonably high HDT (129°C) and continuous use temperature (80°C). Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 25 Jul 2003
Life cycle analysis takes into account the energy and materials resources required to make an article and the impacts of human activities on natural resources and the environment. Using these factors,...
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
Article - 17 Feb 2004
Millennium Chemicals are about to introduce Ecopaint, a paint that can absorb noxious NOx fumes. The way in which the paint works and materials it contains are described. Posted February 5 2004
Article - 24 May 2017
Mar can be defined as a physical damage that typically occurs within a few micrometers of the surface of the topcoats; these damages are commonly the cause of the changes in appearance seen on the...
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Automotive manufacturers are trying to become more environmentally friendly and looking to recycle more motor vehicle parts. This article looks at recycling of lead acid batteries and polyethtylene...
Article - 31 May 2001
The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
A novel coating material, "Armoloy", can be applied to materials to give them a hard, low friction and corrosion resistant surface.