Article - 11 Jan 2002
Stainless steels are generally low in maintenance, although some is required to maximise corrosion resistance and removal of surface contamination. Cleaning methods including passivation and pickling...
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 11 May 2001
Addition of UV stabilisers overcomes the yellowing and brittleness associated with prolonged exposure to sunlight of unmodified HIPS. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed...
Article - 31 May 2001
The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...