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In Thailand, there is negligible manufacturing of ‘advanced’ industrial ceramics although they are widely used as parts in various industries. Current research in Thailand is outlined as is...
Article - 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 10 Apr 2002
Aluminium extrusions are extensively used in building due to their strength, low density, corrosion resistance and design flexibility. Typical applications include window and door frames, curtain...
Article - 22 Mar 2002
Clay based bricks naturally expand over a period of years after they have been manufactured.
Article - 4 Mar 2002
Excellent mechanical properties and corrosion resistance make titanium an ideal material for architectural applications. The reasons for its suitability including light weight, high strength, energy...
Article - 2 Jan 2002
Properties such as high thermal expansion, low thermal conductivity and low machinability compared to other metals need to be taken into account when designing with stainless steels. Many of these...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Vinyl roofing offers a clean, quick and safe alternative to built up roof designs, while many existing roofing systems involve a flexible vinyl membrane.
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,...
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