Article - 23 Mar 2018
Equipment which is certified as being intrinsically safe by an independent testing agency (e.g., FM Global) decreases the risk of death or injury when using it and helps to prevent the loss of...
Article - 21 Aug 2017
The consistent inspection of aircraft components and machinery is imperative to maintain prior to the assembly of the aircraft, as well as throughout the lifetime of its use.
Article - 10 Feb 2017
A team of engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder has developed a novel metamaterial with extraordinary properties not found in nature. The material is scalable, and has commercial...
Article - 13 May 2008
17-4 stainless steel is an age-hardening martensitic alloy combining high strength with the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. Hardening is achieved by a short-time, simple low-temperature...
Article - 19 Apr 2006
In order to attain sustainable materials engineering research development in Thailand, the National Metal and Materials Technology (MTEC) has been established. MTEC activities include funding support,...
Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Panleplus project has produced a polymeric sandwich panel material based on recycled plastics. It is suited to use in commercial vehicles. Production, benefits and advantages of the lightweight...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
Forging processes used in Australia such as open die, closed die, non-ferrous and cold and warm steel forging are outlined. Their applications and limitations are also described.
Article - 29 Jul 2003
The history and development of natural rubber and rubber producing technology is described. From Columbus bringing back the first samples from the West Indies to modern day appplications such as...
Article - 27 Aug 2002
'Depart' is a water soluble, biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol polymer. It is suited for use in injection moulding to form voids in mouldings. Its unique properties, how it works, biodegradable...
Article - 15 Jul 2002
Increased performance has resulted in reduced weight in cars. Consequently, polypropylene usage has increased and processes to improve wetting for painting. Air plasma pre-treatments are outlined, in...