Article - 12 Mar 2006
This article examines how Atomic Force Microscopy offers the unique capability of direct, individual investigation of gene delivery vehicles at high resolution in a hydrated state.
Article - 5 Oct 2010
Bullen glass wafers and substrates are used in a wide range of MEMS applications, including pressure sensors, inertial measurement units, DNA analysis, and implantable sensors. sizes and properties of...
Article - 2 Feb 2006
Surface area helps to determine such things as how solids burn, dissolve, and react with other materials.
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 2011 is a high mechanical strength alloy that machines exceptionally well. Often called a Free Machining Alloy or "FMA" it is well suited to use in automatic lathes.
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 29 Sep 2004
The US Army has awarded Goodrich a contract ti develop carbon fibre reinforced composites for use in 81mm mortar barrels. The benefits of using this type of materials are mentioned. Posted July 8 2004
Article - 7 Jul 2004
Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...
Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Howitzer M777 is the replacement for the M198. Advantages of the M777 over the M198 are reported as well as materials and design criteria and choices. The resulting performance and production...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
The history and dvelopment of the metals forging industry is described. From its origins, throught the 19th century to modern day. Key materials developments are also described.
Article - 21 Aug 2003
The three most significant advances in alloy metallurgy since Australia's Federation are reviewed. Namely aluminium alloys and age hardening, stainless steels and nuclear power. Each of these topics...