Article - 14 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed.
Article - 2 Aug 2002
Aluminium extrusions make up over half the consumption of aluminium products in Europe. The manufacturing process is explained, while alloy suitability and design aspects are also covered.
Article - 23 May 2001
Using a hot compaction process, polymeric fibres can be partially melted together. Through control of the molecular structure the mechanical properties compared to the bulk material are improved....
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 1 Jun 2001
Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
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 - 5 Apr 2002
A report on the use of plastic body panels for cars, the materials, development process and obstacles. The advantages and propsects for the future are also covered.
Article - 15 Feb 2022
Optical or photonic coatings are generally used to increase the reflection, transmission, or polarization properties of a component, e.g., prisms, polarizing films, color filters, mirrors, diffraction...
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Polymer molecular weight (MW) is the weight of the macromolecule. Find out how to consistently assess polymer molecular weight.
Article - 30 May 2019
This article discusses optimizing tire performance through proper chemical composition with FTIR.