Article - 7 Jul 2004
Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...
Article - 5 May 2003
The use of aluminium in the transpostation industry is on the increase. The reasons for this are described. The benefits that aluminium brings to the industry, the environment and society are...
Article - 3 Aug 2001
Carbon fibres exhibit generally superior performance in tensile, compressive and flexural properties as well as fatigue resistance however, they are expensive and exhibit lower impact strength....
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 - 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...
Article - 10 Dec 2013
This article is an overview of the properties, advantages, and applications of fillers and extenders.
Article - 1 Feb 2022
In this interview, David Honigs, Ph.D, the Field Applications Scientist at PerkinElmer, Inc., talks to AZoM about poultry and NIR spectroscopy.