Article - 20 Jul 2001
Gold is most widely known as a precious metal due to its high lustre and chemical inertness. It is also used for coinage, ornaments, jewellery, gilding, textile industry, radiation control,...
Article - 7 Feb 2001
Brasses are alloys of copper and zinc (generally 5 to 40%). They are used for high pressure gas valves, gilding metals, plumbing systems and heat exchangers.
Article - 30 Aug 2008
Brasses are copper zinc alloys with a wide range of engineering uses. The addition of zinc to copper raises the strength and gives a range of properties, and the brasses are a very versatile range of...
News - 13 Nov 2008
They turned out to be steelworkers, running their steel mill in the nanoworld - the chemists around Prof. Dr. Roland A. Fischer (faculty of chemistry of RUB). In the neverland between molecule and...
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 3 Oct 2014
Daguerreotype, named after its principal inventor Louis Jacque Mande Daguerre, was introduced by the French Academy of Sciences in 1839.
Article - 30 Jul 2012
Brass is an alloy mainly consisting of copper and zinc. Different brass alloys with distinct properties can be formed by varying the amount of zinc from 5 to 45%. Alpha brasses and alpha-beta/duplex...