Article - 24 Aug 2007
The Materials Research Society (MRS) and Chinese Materials Research Society (C-MRS) announce a new joint international conference and exhibit—MRS International Materials Research Conference. This is...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
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 - 5 May 2006
Existing Thermal Interface Materials (TIM) technologies comprise phase change materials (PCMs), solders, thermal greases or pastes, and thermally conductive adhesive tapes.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 20 Feb 2006
Historically, polymer materials were characterized by properties including stiffness, elongation, gas permeability, impact and modulus.
Article - 18 Jan 2006
Modern analytical methods of surface chemical characterisation play an important role in the study and development of pharmaceutical products. Case studies demonstrating the capabilities and...
Article - 13 Jan 2006
Testing machine manufacturer Zwick offers an extensive product line for texture, viscosity, and packaging testing. Zwick systems distinguish themselves for their versatility, quality and also their...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
In medical technology, the quality and documentation standards are superior to those implemented in other branches of industry. Manufacturers of medical products have to ensure a uniformly high...
Article - 17 May 2005
Aluminium is the world¡¯s most abundant metal. The versatility of aluminium makes it the most widely used metal after steel. The specifications, properties, classifications and class details are...