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 - 18 Feb 2003
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
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 - 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 - 20 May 2005
Stainless steel is the name for a family of corrosion resistant steels. New uses are being continuously found for the attractive appearance, low maintenance and strength of stainless steel. Grade...
Article - 1 Jun 2010
Clad steel plate offers a highly effective and low-cost steel alternative for industrial sectors such as shipbuilding, construction, and tank manufacture
News - 17 Dec 2012
Abakan Inc., an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, today announced its subsidiary MesoCoat is set to begin operations at its first full-scale pipe cladding...
Article - 9 Apr 2002
Steel is a viable alternative to traditional building materials for applications such as frames, lintels and cladding in domestic and light commercial buildings. These applications are explained and...
News - 26 Apr 2013
Abakan Inc. ("Abakan"), an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, today announced the first test-run of its CermaClad™ high-intensity arc lamp ahead...
News - 24 May 2019
Riedon, a specialist manufacturer of cutting-edge power and precision resistors, today announced an expansion to its extensive line of high-power wirewound resistors, with a new series of rugged...