Article - 16 Mar 2001
The design of a prosthetic leg for an athlete is a complex one, many materials such as polypropylene, silicone, titanium and carbon fibre composites are used, while the design must take into account a...
Article - 11 May 2018
There are various different types of laser systems that can be used in several different applications.
Article - 23 Dec 2013
In the aerospace industry, damage visibility and damage tolerance are key parameters in the design of structural sandwich components. Sandwich core materials need to deliver outstanding structural...
Article - 20 Aug 2009
An improved gel-casting procedure was successfully exploited to produce porous ceramic bodies based on two commercial powders, TM-DAR Taimicron alumina and TOSOH TZ-3YS zirconia, with controlled...
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Smart or intelligent packaging is packaging that illicits a response to a stimuli. The concept is described, with applications and examples outlined. While some applications are a little way off,...
Article - 22 May 2019
This page discusses whether machining or cast molding is the best manufacturing method to process polyurethane foam.
Article - 26 Mar 2019
This article discusses the applications of self-healing thin films.
Article - 22 Jun 2017
While prosthetic devices have continued to advance throughout history, 3D printing technology has emerged as a revolutionary way to enhance this medical device by avoiding the traditional negative...
Article - 12 May 2015
Car making is big business, and its getting bigger. Current worldwide production is about 65 million cars per year, up from around 40 million at the turn of the century, and the great majority of...
Article - 1 May 2015
Space suits are some of the most complicated and unique pieces of technology in the world today. Due to the sheer complexity of surviving in space there are many components and materials that go into...