Article - 26 Mar 2002
Several factors affect fire spreading in domestic fires such as ignition, thermal inertia, heat release rates and smoke and gas generation by materials present. The measurement of heat release rates...
Article - 16 Jan 2014
Polyurethane foam can be divided into two categories, such as open-cell and closed-cell foam.
Article - 3 Apr 2003
Bayer have developed the worlds first illuminated polymer parts. The all-in-one assemblies have a smart outer skin which generates light when a voltage is applied. Potential uses for this material are...
Article - 26 Jun 2002
Researchers have developed a high thermal conductivity graphite foam designed for use in protective clothing such as flight suits and race car overalls. The material can potentially remove heat from...
Article - 20 Aug 2019
Find out how advances in composite materials can be used in industry, rail, aerospace and automotive markets.
Article - 9 Nov 2017
British Aerospace Hawk Jet airplane is carefully masked, and then its paint is blasted using plastic media in preparation for re-painting.
Article - 24 Feb 2014
Blake Juhl, Director of Sales and Marketing at Evonik, gives an overview of the properties and applications of ROHACELL rigid foam and an introduction to the new ROHACELL HERO product.
Article - 12 Feb 2004
Researchers are developing nanotrees and nanoplants that will feed off garbage dumps and industrial waste to produce metals, polymers and composites. They will be completely artificial and bare little...
Article - 20 May 2002
Composites are common place in automotive and aerospace applications, however they have not been exploited in building and construction. LTM provides a technology and advantages that could potentially...
Article - 15 Jun 2018
In this interview, Dr S. Amini, post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interface, talks to AZoM about his work involving the structural properties and mechanical...