News - 7 Nov 2005
A growing market for biodiesel fuels is heating up interest in canola among Texas producers.
Dr. Brent Bean, Texas Cooperative Extension agronomist here, said he quit participating in the National...
Article - 5 Jun 2008
Incoloy 825 is highly resistant to corrosion. It has a high nickel content, sufficient to resist chloride ion stress corrosion cracking, and a very stable austenite structure. The levels of molybdenum...
Article - 13 Mar 2008
The KETRON PEEK family of materials is based on polyetheretherketone resin. This semi-crystalline advanced material exhibits a unique combination of high mechanical properties, temperature resistance...
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 - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium 5754 has excellent corrosion resistance to seawater and industrially polluted atmospheres. It has high strength that makes 5754 highly suited to flooring applications. The properties,...
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 13 Apr 2005
Makrolon, Bayer Materialscience's polycarbonate has a range of properties that make it ideally suited to medical and laboratory applications. These properties are described and some applications...
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 23 Oct 2001
420 is a higher carbon version of grade 410. When fully hardened it is the hardest of this family of stainless steels. Hardness is optimised at the expense of other properties. Typical applications...
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.