Article - 11 Jan 2006
This paper reports on a sol–gel method for the deposition of red, green and blue PMMA-SiO2 hybrid films on glass substrates. The colored hybrid films are composed of a homogeneous organic-inorganic...
Article - 12 May 2006
In this paper researchers prepared hybrid SiO2-PMMA coatings by the sol-gel method and measured coating hardness. They applied two depth sensing indentation (DSI) systems, each one using indenters...
Article - 13 Apr 2006
Virtually everything in the modern world has a paint, varnish, sealant or other coating. Understanding the properties of these coatings is critical to predicting their long-term performance. Element's...
Article - 16 Nov 2022
This article outlines how to diffuse hydrogen in steel.
Article - 25 Oct 2006
The effect of detonation synthesis nanodiamond powders on the structure and properties of electroless deposition Ni-B coatings on steel was studied. Improved mechanical properties of coatings can be...
Article - 6 Oct 2012
Various test methods have been used to study hot corrosion. Immersion testing (or crucible testing), which was the first laboratory test method, is not considered reliable for simulating the gas...
Article - 22 Jul 2016
PEEK is an organic thermoplastic material that has excellent chemical resistance and superior mechanical and physical robustness. As a result, this well-characterized material is often used in...
Article - 13 Jul 2008
H.E.F. specialize in coatings and surface treatments for wear and friction applications. Michael tells us about H.E.F.'s custom designed bearings for high load, low rotation applications in harsh...
Article - 30 Mar 2022
This article outlines how commodity trading, specifically in nickel, has affected corrosion resistant metal supply and cost. It discusses how silicon coatings can help with these high costs.
Article - 5 Feb 2016
This article discusses laboratory chemical inertness and corrosion test results for various chemically deposited coatings utilized by the process analyzer manufacturers.