Article - 21 Aug 2002
Remelting aluminium requires only 5% of the energy required to produce virgin aluminium. The environmental friendliness of aluminium foil is examined including issues such as recycling, benefits of...
Article - 26 Jun 2002
Traditional printing on paper is now under threat from electronic paper and e-inks. The technology used for the flexible paper and the electronic ink materials are all covered.
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 - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
Article - 14 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 11 Apr 2001
This article looks at technologies that have been used for displays for video output. The materials and technologies associated with emerging technologies such as LCD's, PDP's, FED's are described as...