Article - 21 Jul 2003
High Nitrogen Steels (HNS) are a new class of alloys. Their behaviour during heat treatment is significantly different from their carbon equivalents. factors considered are thermodynamics, kinetics,...
Article - 27 May 2003
Properties are provided for conductive polycarbonate.
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
Article - 10 Jan 2003
The performance of titanium, or more specifically, the stability of the titanium oxide film in various environments is outlined. Some environments include chlorine, water, mineral acids, salt...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Graphite is a distinct material, displaying properties of both metals and non-metals. It is typically grayish-black in color, opaque, and has a radiant black sheen.
Article - 16 Aug 2002
Thermal spraying is not a new method. Developed in 1912 in Switzerland, this method is well-established and extensively used.
Article - 13 Jun 2002
Aluminium foil is one of the most familiar and popular materials used in the kitchen and makes up one thrid of the kitchen wraps market. Properties that make it suited to these applications, and the...
Article - 3 Apr 2002
While platinum is best known as a precious metal and use in jewellery and as an investment, it has several other key uses. Some of these include catalysts for automotive and chemical applications,...
Article - 11 Mar 2002
Superalloys are emerging as a viable alternative to ceramic filters for clean burning coal power generators. The possibility of creating thin filters with high surface area and limited susceptibility...
Article - 26 Feb 2002
Galvanized coatings have extraordinary properties than other protective coatings, in their resistance to oxidation and weathering. When paint coatings are breached, they become degraded by under-film...