Article - 4 May 2001
Higher notched izod impact strength than other types of ABS. However has lower tensile strength and creep resistance. Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of...
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article defines what thermoset composites are, provides key properties and outlines some common applications, including personal armour, automotive, marine and sporting goods.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 30 Sep 2002
Rolled aluminium products such as sheet, plate and foil make up 50% of all aluminium used. The areas where these materials are used, the process by which it is produced and developments in aluminium...
Article - 2 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 21 Aug 2018
The new system utilizes a trolley with a central glass target, which can be moved the length of the torpedo.
Article - 27 Aug 2013
The particle size is the most important physical property of particulate samples. Particle size measurement is normally done across a range of industries and is a critical parameter in the manufacture...
Article - 14 Feb 2013
Composite materials have been used in the marine industry for various applications including gratings, ducts, shafts, piping, hull shells, etc for several decades.
Article - 22 Aug 2003
The world's largest composite propeller has successfully completed sea trials on a trimaran warship. Advantages of the composite construction include, reduced weight and improved cavitation behaviour...