Article - 17 Feb 2004
Cyclo-Olefin copolymer is an engineering thermoplastic. It has a range of useful properties and associated applications. Properties and applications are both listed.
Article - 27 Jan 2004
The properties and applications of Lanthanum oxide (La2O3) or lantahana are briefly described.
Article - 15 Jan 2002
Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Over the past decade, single-mode optical fiber has become firmly established as the preferred medium for terrestrial communications.
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
Article - 4 May 2001
Can be electroplated to give parts with a decorative finish of metal such as Chrome Gold, Silver and Brass. The temperature profile and mould surface temperatures need to be kept higher than for the...
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 Apr 2001
Lowest density when compared with other modified grades of alkyd. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.