Article - 6 Sep 2001
PP has excellent compatibility with flame retardants which allows for longer-term protection.
Article - 31 Oct 2001
PVC is the most widely used material for water delivery, sprinkler systems and sewage transport due to its reliablity and durability.
Article - 5 May 2001
Thermoplastic. Excellent rigidity, impact toughness, abrasion resistance, creep resistance and solvent resistance. Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 8 Mar 2001
Case Study: Joining stainless steel pipework in plumbing systems can be expensive, time consuming and difficult. However, through the use of (anaerobic) adhesives, high quality joints can be produced...
Article - 30 Jun 2018
The ability to measure flow in a dependable, precise and economical manner is of greater importance in today’s world than in any other era.
Article - 20 Jan 2015
Induction heating is an accurate, fast, repeatable, efficient, non-contact technique for heating metals or any other electrically-conductive materials.
Article - 15 Aug 2001
Low cost basic resin which is only available in dark colours. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed.
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.