Article - 28 Feb 2002
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
Article - 14 Dec 2001
The basic design principles and components of a photovoltaic system are discussed. Other factors such as applications, appropriateness, effects of weather, system size, direct and alternating current...
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Component production using powder metallurgy is described. Processes involved are compaction (unixial pressing), sintering, sizing and finishing operations such as machining, heat treatment and...
Article - 21 Feb 2001
Corrosion can be defined as the electrochemical reaction of a material with its environment which results in a degradation of the properties of the metal. It is a redox process.
Article - 14 Feb 2002
Corrosion resistance is one of titanium's most attractive features. Reasons and mechanisms for this are explained.
Article - 18 Aug 2017
As a means to improve their margin spread, many refiners often look at discounted opportunity crudes. The increasing range of discounted opportunity crudes on the market contains one or more risks for...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Titanium is susceptible to corrosion in some environments despite its relative stability. Some of these types include general, galvanic and crevice corrosion, as well as stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...