Article - 20 Sep 2005
Self-crack-healing is proposed as a new method for improvement in reliability of structural ceramics. Mullite/SiC particle/SiC whisker multi-composites were developed for improvement in fracture...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
TiO2 coatings were deposited with different spraying power and distance by atmospheric plasma spraying (APS). The influence of the two parameters on phase content, deposition efficiency,...
Article - 17 May 2005
Despite the high durability and corrosion resistance of aluminium and aluminium alloys, some simple steps should be employed when handling and cleaning aluminium to avoid staining and damage as some...
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Hot Pressed Silicon Carbide is a high density, high strength material which has been used in refractory applications. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided.
Article - 25 Jun 2003
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of cross linked polystyrene are listed as are differences between it and normal polystyrene. Applications are also outlined.
Article - 28 Nov 2002
An overview of bioceramics, their behaviour in the human body, the forms they can take and their functions is provided. In addition materials such as calcium phosphate materials, alumina, zirconia and...
Article - 2 Jan 2002
Properties such as high thermal expansion, low thermal conductivity and low machinability compared to other metals need to be taken into account when designing with stainless steels. Many of these...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Suitable heat treatment can see this grade attain the highest hardness, strength and wear resistance of any stainless steel. This is due to the high carbon content. The composition is optimised for...
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl wall coverings are used in both residential and commercial applications for aesthetic and practical reasons. Properties, design considerations, types, installation, maintenance, manufacturing...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...