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  • Article - 13 Jul 2004
    Geniomer® is the name of a new generation of thermoplastic silicone elastomers from the Wacker Group. These novel hybrid materials offer a property profile previously unseen in either thermoplastics...
  • 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...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Rubbers and elastomers are defined and their characteristic properties outlined including hardness, physical properties, glass transition temperature, crystallisation and high temperature effects.
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Vibration isolation, bridge bearings, suspension bearings and energy absorption applications are covered in detail in this article, while other uses for rubbers are outlined.
  • Article - 28 Feb 2001
    Smart materials are able to respond to changes in their surroundings. They have potential applications in aerospace and civil engineering. Work continues on refining these materials down to the...
  • Article - 9 May 2011
    The NanoTest system from Micro Materials (MML) is a complete testing platform for conducting nano-mechanical and nano-tribological tests. This system is available through LOT Oriel.
  • Article - 9 Nov 2009
    A catalyst can be defined as a material or substance that speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction, without being consumed by the reaction itself.
  • Article - 18 May 2009
    Stainless steel plate is often referred to as 'corrosion-resistant steel' - it does not stain, corrode or rust as easily as normal carbon steel. It would however be misleading to say it is...
  • Article - 27 Jul 2005
    The Inasmet Technology Centre has participated in the METAFLEX project. The aim of this project is to research photovoltaic solar cells to use in building, transport and space sectors. The innovative...