Article - 23 May 2001
Different types of MMCs and various manufacturing routes are explored. Many applications in the automotive, aerospace and sporting goods industries that are close to commercialisation are explained.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 4 Nov 2022
Since natural fibers like cotton are resource-intensive to manufacture, and petroleum-based fibers like nylon and polyester are not ecologically friendly, it’s time to start considering more...
Article - 13 May 2022
This study demonstrates a compact deep UV Raman spatial heterodyne spectrometer for biologics analysis.
Article - 1 Oct 2021
As technology advances, data communications require greater transmission rates. as such, Etalons and optical filters are becoming increasingly important. In this article Iridian discusses the usage of...
Article - 31 Aug 2018
The PAEK (polyaryletherketone) group’s matrices in thermostatic composites have garnered attention over the past decade.
Article - 1 Sep 2017
While a great number of Automotive Manufacturers are looking to incorporate more lightweight materials, such as aluminum, into their vehicles, steel continues to be the most used material in vehicles.
Article - 22 Dec 2015
Polymers are organic materials that are characterized by unique properties, such as tensile strength and viscoelastic behavior under deformation.
Article - 19 Apr 2013
Carbon fibers are lightweight materials that have found use in a myriad of applications, ranging from electrical conductors, to airplane wings and structural reinforcements.
Article - 2 Feb 2013
Besides record levels of global passenger vehicles production, the automotive industry is also witnessing higher levels of investment in support of research and development activities.