Article - 26 Jun 2003
Vectra B is a liquid crystal polyester/amide copolymer. It is a high performance thermoplastics deriving properties from its liquid crystalline nature. Morphology and processing are covered as are...
Article - 12 Jun 2003
Vectra liquid crystal polyesters are a group of high performance thermoplastics deriving properties from their liquid crystalline nature. Morphology and processing are covered as are mechanical,...
Article - 15 Aug 2002
In this article, we make a comparison between thermal spraying and hard chrome plating as industry solutions.
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
Article - 4 Sep 2001
These are a form of cast iron that have variable properties dependent on the microstructure. The microstructure can be altered via heat treatments. In general these materials have low tensile...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
The use of abradable coatings has enabled increased efficiency gas turbine engines by reducing the clearances between fan and shroud and increasing the operating temperature. They can be applied to...
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 - 31 May 2001
Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
Article - 13 Dec 2015
Toray Advanced Composites is a global materials technology company that supports a wide range of applications for engineered composites.