Article - 13 Oct 2005
The core of the Ecoflex systems is a tire with one sidewall removed and filled with crushed stone or recycled concrete aggregate. This technology allows a range of building solutions to be cost...
Article - 28 Apr 2005
Black curves are a plot of phase angle (ä) vs complex modulus (G*), containing no reference to temperature or frequency. When comparing different samples, deviation from this curve is caused by errors...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6082 is a medium strength alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. It has the highest strength of the 6000 series alloys. Alloy 6082 is known as a structural alloy. The properties,...
Article - 11 Aug 2010
API 2H Grade 50 is an offshore steel grade which is regulated by the American Bureau of Shipbuilding (ABS). Whilst originally designed as a structural steel for use in the welded construction of...
Article - 1 Jun 2010
Also referred to as Atmospheric Corrosion Resistant Steel, this product is seen as an inexpensive and highly effective material to be used in structural applications which are exposed to the...
Article - 19 Nov 2009
Corten steel (often referred to as Cor–Ten) is a weather resistant steel which could more accurately be termed as an "Atmospheric Corrosion Resistant Steel". This article outlines the benefits of...
Article - 26 May 2008
Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Austral Wright Metals. 445M2 is compared to 316 and properties and...
Article - 21 Jun 2019
To assist developers with testing their advanced driver assistance systems without damaging their vehicles, the guided soft target has been developed.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) concrete provides an alternative to steel reinforced concrete. It overcomes corrosion problems, possesses high strength and low stiffness and cracks in the matrix are...
Article - 14 Jul 2003
The importance of structural integrity is outlined and ways in which the condition of structures can be monitored are covered from the perspective of SIMoNET. Typical applicatioms such as bridges,...