Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...
Article - 3 Dec 2007
This article examines the surface modification of polyethylene (PE), poly(vinylchloride) (PVC), and polystyrene (PS), by thermal ozone (O3) treatment to improve their properties. Comparisons show that...
Article - 1 Dec 2007
Syalon 110 was originally developed as a break ring for the horizontal continuous casting of steel. As such, its properties include improved corrosion resistance to steel compared to other Syalons,...
Article - 24 May 2007
AM-lite is a new magnesium high pressure die casting alloy from Advanced Magnesium Technology aimed at a wide range of applications that currently utilise magnesium alloy AZ91D, aluminium and zinc die...
Article - 17 Nov 2006
This paper presents a novel noncontact method for characterizing surface profile of materials by air-coupled ultrasound scattering. It has been shown that it can be possible to estimate ƒÜo from the...
Article - 18 Apr 2006
This paper presents the status of Materials Engineering research and education in the Philippines in line with the objective of establishing a network for research.
Article - 21 Sep 2005
A review of the materials and processing designs to improve the mechanical and corrosion properties of magnesium alloys is reported by grains refinement via repeated plastic working and magnesium...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium 5083 is known for exceptional performance in extreme environments. 5083 is highly resistant to attack by both seawater and industrial chemical environments. The properties, applications and...
Article - 13 Apr 2005
The rheology of polymers is impostant as it directly influences flow during processing. Rotational and capillary extrusion rheometers are reviewed and property determination outlined. Examples are...
Article - 1 Apr 2005
This article discusses nitrocellulose, include its applications and characterization.