Article - 23 Jul 2001
Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
Article - 20 Jun 2001
The automotive applications of titanium and its alloys follow logically from high strength, low density and, low modulus, and they have excellent resistance to corrosion and oxidation.
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...
Article - 31 May 2001
Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
Article - 23 Mar 2001
A relatively new process for manufacturing heat exchangers from copper and copper alloys. It has the advantage over copper/brass systems that it produces stronger brazed joints, less waste and is a...
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Magnesia is a highly refractory ceramic material. Applications include refractory bricks and shapes, crucibles, cements, heating elements, crushable bushes, thermocouple tubes, brake linings, plasma...