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Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.
Article - 19 Dec 2012
Glass is a non-crystalline solid material that is optically transparent and brittle. Glass is obtained from three key substances that include limestone, sand and baking soda. Glass is a recyclable...
Article - 15 Dec 2012
Steel is a ferrous metal and is an alloy of iron and other elements. The most common element that is combined with iron is carbon. Other alloying elements that are used include manganese, chromium,...
Article - 4 Dec 2012
Aluminum is a silvery white metal and is insoluble in water under normal circumstances. After oxygen and silicon, aluminum is the third most abundant metal and in the earth’s crust it is the most...
Article - 18 Apr 2006
This introductory paper describes the current state of R&D in materials science and engineering in Indonesia. The paper reviews the industries that produce materials, as well as industries that...
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Nickel coated carbon fibre heating elements are providing an alternative to more wires and foils. Applications include de-icing of aircraft wings and helicopter rotor blades.
Article - 28 Feb 2001
The numerous powder compaction and sintering processes including uniaxial pressing, hot and cold isostatic pressing and sintering are described herein.
Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the packaging industry and how to maintain standards within that through force and torque testing are discussed.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.