News - 18 Oct 2007
When engineers design a seal for feedthroughs and other electrical connectors, four general classes of material are evaluated. At the low end, a simple epoxy or glue may suffice. Alternatively, a...
News - 30 Jun 2007
Dow Corning Corp. today introduced two new members of its family of lid-seal materials for flip-chip semiconductor packages. One offers a two-fold improvement in cure rate, and another is specifically...
Article - 11 Jan 2013
This article discusses the application of heating induction for melting.
News - 6 Apr 2016
A team of engineers has developed and tested a type of steel with a record-breaking ability to withstand an impact without deforming permanently. The new steel alloy could be used in a wide range of...
Article - 22 Mar 2019
This article compares tungsten carbide and syalon regarding their supreme wear properties.
Article - 29 Nov 2014
Determining the metal contamination of rainwater running off copper and zinc roofs is the objective of several university and college pilot projects.
Article - 7 Oct 2013
Leading experts generally certify ancient artifacts based on stylistic analysis and on personal sensory perceptions.
Article - 30 May 2001
Hot pressed composites in the system Al2O3-ZrO2-AlN-SiCw-X where X denotes additions of TiB2, TiC, BN or Nb. They combined electrical conductivity with refractoriness, wear and impact resistance and...
Article - 16 Feb 2002
The only material that is practically used for electron emitters is tungsten. Although there are other electropositive metals that yield higher emission rates, tungsten has an extremely low vapor...
Article - 30 Jan 2002
The wear resistance of titanium alloys is quite poor. It can be enhanced by any number of surface treatments such as enhanced surface films, conversion coatings, electrolytic and electroless plating,...