Article - 25 Apr 2001
Relative advantages and disadvantages listed together with a summary property table for this thermoplastic.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.
Article - 8 May 2001
The trend behind MMC development has tapered off of late, but a thriving indutry still exists. MMC's remain popular for automotive, aerospace and sporting goods due to their light weight and high...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 28 Feb 2019
Hannover Messe began in 1947 and, more than 70 years later, has become one of the world’s largest trade fairs, typically hosting 6500 exhibits and 250,000 visitors per year.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
Article - 26 Feb 2001
Mechanical seals are important in many industries such as process, automotive and aerospace. This article looks at classes of seals, materials selection, surface finish and design.
Article - 6 Aug 2019
This article discusses how to increase mining equipment safety by using the correct insulation.
Article - 12 Apr 2019
This article discusses the beneficial applications of compounds with high viscoelasticity.
Article - 13 Apr 2018
Engineers within the fertilizer industry are all too aware of the toxic and combustible nature of ammonia. In 2013, a catastrophic nitrate explosion occurred in a fertilizer storage plant in the West...