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 - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
Article - 9 Oct 2014
There were a vast number of challenges that NASA had to overcome when designing the Space Shuttle. This reusable spaceplane would make several trips to space carrying astronauts and payloads into low...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
The concept of designing in functionality using direct writing and rapid manufacturing techniques is discussed. Properties such as stiffness, surface toughness, thermal properties, electrical...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
The need and logistics for recycling of plastics is looked at. Cost, complexity, suitability, uses for recycled materials, collection, contaminants and their effects are all covered.
Article - 21 Jan 2021
An interview with Joseph B. Powell PhD, discussing the past, present and future of the industrial laboratory for energy and chemicals.
Article - 5 Nov 2018
Structural steel plate has a number of applications as a construction material, due to its versatility and structural strength.
Article - 6 Nov 2009
Gold bonding wire is considered the single most important application of gold in terms of tonnage of gold utilized per annum.
Article - 21 Aug 2002
Remelting aluminium requires only 5% of the energy required to produce virgin aluminium. The environmental friendliness of aluminium foil is examined including issues such as recycling, benefits of...
Article - 26 Jun 2002
Traditional printing on paper is now under threat from electronic paper and e-inks. The technology used for the flexible paper and the electronic ink materials are all covered.