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  • 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...
  • Article - 11 Feb 2002
    The titanium metal was first commercialized in the year 1950. Since then, corrosion resistance has turned out to be a critical consideration while choosing it as an engineering structural material.
  • Article - 5 Feb 2002
    Titanium is highly resistant to corrosion by water, steam and seawater, except at elevated temperatures. Other corrosion mechanisms such as stress corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, biofouling,...
  • Article - 4 Jan 2002
    The photovoltaic or solar cell is the basic building block of a photovoltaic system. Several cells make up a module and several modules make up an array. This article explains why arrays are needed to...
  • Article - 2 Jan 2002
    Properties such as high thermal expansion, low thermal conductivity and low machinability compared to other metals need to be taken into account when designing with stainless steels. Many of these...
  • Article - 7 Nov 2001
    Vinyl roofing offers a clean, quick and safe alternative to built up roof designs, while many existing roofing systems involve a flexible vinyl membrane.