Article - 6 Feb 2013
Transparency is a physical property that we observe every day, though perhaps it is not one that we give a huge amount of thought to. Also known as diaphaneity or pellucidity, transparency in...
Article - 27 Jul 2017
Cian Molloy reports that an energy retrofit cladding system developed by Cork Institute of Technology, Kingspan and AMS may give a new lease of life to dozens of institutional buildings built in the...
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
Article - 12 May 2017
One of the leading suppliers of corrosion resistant refractory metals, H.C. Starck Solutions provides engineered material solutions.
Article - 26 Jul 2004
The 2005 Hummer H2 SUT is the latest vehicle in General Motors Corp.’s line-up to benefit from a lightweight, high performance nanocomposite material. Posted May 13 2004
Article - 1 Jun 2016
The use of thermal oils has been shown to be extremely safe in a variety of industries, but despite this fact, it is very difficult to prevent fires from occurring in these systems.
Article - 2 Feb 2006
Mercury porosimetry characterizes a material’s porosity by applying various levels of pressure to a sample immersed in mercury.
Article - 20 Jan 2003
This article discusses repairing eroded and worn power generation and mining industry components with a laser.
Article - 12 Mar 2020
This article discusses how to use surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy for label free chemical and biological sensing.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...