Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 11 Apr 2003
Polycarbonate is a clear engineering thermoplastic. It has a range of applications which are outlined. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided.
Article - 5 Mar 2003
Polyetherimide (PEI) is a high performance thermoplastic with properties similar to polyetheretherketone. Mechanical, physical, thermal, electrical and chemical resistance data are provided.
Article - 18 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Styrene Maleic Anhydride copolymer including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 7 Sep 2001
Improved wear and low coefficient of friction, however, this is accompanied by the lowest heat distortion temperature of all grades of PPS.
Article - 21 Aug 2001
Improved imapct resistance compared to other polyester GMC's. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 23 Apr 2001
A brief overview of the relative advantages and disadvantages of the Alkyd family of thermosetting polymers.
Article - 10 Sep 2001
TPX has a very low density (0.83g/cm3) and is transparent. Has a reasonably high continuous use temperature (approx. 75°C (170°F)) and may be autoclaved for sterilisation. Good high frequency...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Polysulphone including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...