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  • News - 14 May 2004
    The European Commission today adopted an EU strategy to help Europe to become world leader in the rapidly developing field of nanotechnology the science of the infinitely small. Nanotech applications...
  • News - 20 Apr 2004
    With glass 1.6 inches thick, the 2004 Town Car Ballistic Protection Series (BPS) can stop high-powered rifle rounds. It is surrounded by bullet-resistant steel and lightweight ceramic panels, both of...
  • Article - 16 Feb 2002
    Compared to osmium, tungsten can endure significantly higher temperatures and has a very low vapor pressure. This results in more luminosity and an extended lifetime.
  • News - 30 Mar 2004
    Scientists at Rice University have discovered that a little-understood tensile force, which was previously thought to be an oddity found only in the types of plastics used to make bulletproof vests,...
  • Article - 21 Dec 2001
    Use of high tensile strength steel chords in tyres has enables a weight reduction in construction with no strength penalties.
  • Article - 9 Oct 2001
    Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...
  • Article - 19 Jun 2001
    The process of ion implantation is explained and how it is able to form hard, wear resistant surfaces, and ultimately extend component life times.
  • Article - 23 May 2001
    Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
  • Article - 3 Apr 2001
    This article provides a comprehensive introduction into the process of injection moulding of plastics. It covers the various stages in the process and also looks at design parameters.
  • Article - 3 Apr 2001
    Diamond is the hardest material known to man. It also has other properties that make it a useful engineering material such as a low co-efficient of friction and high thermal conductivity. As such it...