Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Vinyl has many uses in cars and is used for several reasons. Some include cost advantages, environmental reasons and recyclability. Some applications include body mouldings, under bonnet wiring,...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Polytetrafluoroethylene including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Diamond-like coatings are carbon films with high hardness, high resistivity and dielectric and optical properties. Deposition by plasma CVD, ion beam and closed field unbalanced magnetron sputter ion...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Industry is always keen to seek out cost-effective practices to compete and survive. Recognising this trend, publications from the Copper Development Association (CDA) have emphasised production and...
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
Article - 16 Jun 2020
Metallic and polymer powders are widely used in Additive Manufacturing processes, with for example Selective Laser Melting and Selective Laser Sintering.
Article - 4 Jun 2020
Read here to learn how to better predict spreadability in powder bed based AM using a granular material flow analyzer.