News - 23 Mar 2004
Corus announces a world first in making steel products that are formed and bonded with polymer in a single step. The technical breakthrough, known as Polymer Injection Forming (PIF) is expected to...
Article - 31 Dec 2012
Ferrous metals are pure iron or an alloy that contains iron. The word ‘ferrous’ was derived from the Latin word ‘ferrum’ meaning iron.
Article - 29 Aug 2001
Improved UV radiation resistance, relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 4 May 2001
Good UV radiation resistance for outdoor applications. However, UV stabilisers can reduce the impact strength. Advantages, disadvantgaes and applications are listed together with a table of typical...
News - 21 Nov 2008
Waterproof membranes are used in a wide range of civil and building applications. Around 750,000 tonnes of polymer will be used in building membranes in Europe in 2008 according to Jon Nash, Strategic...
Article - 29 Jul 2003
The history and development of natural rubber and rubber producing technology is described. From Columbus bringing back the first samples from the West Indies to modern day appplications such as...
Article - 27 Aug 2002
'Depart' is a water soluble, biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol polymer. It is suited for use in injection moulding to form voids in mouldings. Its unique properties, how it works, biodegradable...
News - 4 May 2015
From June 15th to 19th, in Hall 9.0 - Booth #B62, at the ACHEMA Show 2015 in Frankfurt am Main Germany, Saint-Gobain Seals and Saint-Gobain Foams & Tapes will be showcasing their innovative...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
The history and dvelopment of the metals forging industry is described. From its origins, throught the 19th century to modern day. Key materials developments are also described.