Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 10 May 2004
Naxxam LST from PolyOne are easy-to-use, high performance compounds offering a combination of lightness, stiffness and toughness. They incorporate nanoclay additions. Typical applications areas are...
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
Article - 13 Sep 2001
The 316 family is a group of austenitic stainless steels with superior corrosion resistance to 304 stainless steels. They also have excellent toughness and can be used in the food, marine, chemical...
Article - 11 May 2001
Good low temperature impact resistance. Excellent chemical resistance. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this...
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 29 May 2015
H.C. Starck Solutions provides niobium crucibles designed for use in the manufacture of synthetic diamonds, which can be used in a broad range of applications.
The FR-3700 is a CFC-free, rigid, closed-cell, flame-retardant polyurethane foam with densities ranging from 3 to 40 pounds per cubic foot. Its cellular structure and cross-linked resin allows it to...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
This article discusses the properties and applications of stainless steel grade 304 (UNS S30400).
Article - 11 Sep 2019
This article discusses the thermal degradation of metallic AM powders and the influence of spreadability, packing dynamics, and electrostatics.