Article - 18 Apr 2006
This introductory paper describes the current state of R&D in materials science and engineering in Indonesia. The paper reviews the industries that produce materials, as well as industries that...
News - 20 Apr 2005
S. Richard Turner, a research fellow at Eastman Chemical Company of Kingsport, Tenn., has been named director of the Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute at Virginia Tech.
Article - 20 May 2005
The name stainless steel covers a variety of corrosion resistant steels. This results in hundreds of different grades of stainless steel that are covered by a range of national and international...
Article - 2 May 2005
The gelation time of foods containing a gel can be affected by other ingredients. Steady shear viscometry can be used to measure the structure building, but shearing action retards the structure...
Article - 13 Apr 2005
This article discusses the laboratory and medical applications of the polycarbonate Makrolon®.
Article - 10 May 2004
Most of us are familiar with aluminium cans for drink packaging. Aluminium foil is also commonly used for this purpose in the form of drink cartons and pouch packs. These forms are reviewed and their...
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Smart or intelligent packaging is packaging that illicits a response to a stimuli. The concept is described, with applications and examples outlined. While some applications are a little way off,...
Article - 23 Oct 2002
The development of a hydroxyapatite-polyethylene composite has heralded a new generation of biomaterials. Tailoring the composition has given the composite mechanical properties similar to human bone...
News - 5 Jul 2004
Ceradyne, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ESK Ceramics (ESK), a German-based industrial technical ceramic manufacturer, for approximately 111.4 million Euros,...
Article - 7 May 2002
Aluminium packaging has many advantages over other forms of packaging. Consequently, aluminium foil and cans are used in a range of industries including food, beverage and pharmaceuticals. Its...