Article - 10 Sep 2002
Betacorque is an alternative to natural cork that overcomes some of its problems and ensures spoilage of wines is kept to a minimum. The cork industry is reviewed including natural and synthetic corks...
Article - 23 Aug 2002
Neodymium is a rare earth metal. It has uses in glasses, enamels, magnets and steel making. Its discovery, occurence, refining and properties are also described.
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 16 Mar 2001
This article provides an introduction into the area of adhesives. It covers areas such as background, terminology, why adhesives are used, advantages and limitations and where they will be used in the...
Article - 25 Feb 2021
In this interview, Scott Mittl, the VP Sales at Insaco, talks to AZoM about overcoming technical challenges in advanced materials manufacturing.
Article - 9 Dec 2020
Polymer rotary lip seals play an integral role in improving aircraft engine efficiency at a high performance to cost ratio. Failure of this critical part results in major safety, environmental and...
Article - 2 Nov 2020
In the world of sealing technology, solutions are often hidden within complex systems. Part of the most important components of any system, machine or device, seals are key in securing the function of...
Article - 5 Jun 2020
This article discusses satellite space systems and the applications of seals and polymer materials within them.
Article - 28 May 2020
Just adding layers to heat sources doesn't make for good industrial insulation, the right materials and size must be selected to minimize heat loss.