Article - 11 Jan 2002
Two main types of titanium dioxide are used industrially, rutile and anatase. Due to poor mechaincal properties they are generally used for optical properties as pigments for paints, plastics, ceramic...
Article - 7 Feb 2003
Potassium is an extremely reactive alkali metal. Its abundance, extraction, occurrence and applications are covered as are mechanical, physical, thermal, electrical and atomic properties.
Article - 24 Jan 2003
Boron is a light element which will react with metals to form borates. Its occurrence, applications, atomic properties, isotope distribution, ionisation potential, physical properties, electrical...
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 2 Feb 2006
Surface area helps to determine such things as how solids burn, dissolve, and react with other materials.
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 16 Aug 2004
Borax or hydrous sodium borate has been in use since the 8th century AD. Its discovery, sources and applications are described. It has a myriad of uses including glass and fibreglass (glass fibre)...
Article - 23 May 2019
This article discusses how the stability of cosmetic emulsions can be quantified with rheology and simultaneous DEA.
Article - 27 Nov 2015
The sensory experience of a cosmetic product is based on its appearance, texture, and odor, and is a measure of its quality.
Article - 6 Aug 2015
Alan Nudelman, President of Composition Materials Co., Inc. (CMC), speaks to AZoM about the environmental issues that microbead plastics present to ecosystems and how their all-natural products can...