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  • Article - 6 Jun 2002
    Pyrophyllite is soft ceramic material. Its softness allows it to be machines using conventional machining techniques and tools. Applications include machined ceramics for insulators and in tile and...
  • Article - 16 Aug 2004
    Borax or hydrous sodium borate has been in use since the 8th century AD. Its discovery, sources and applications are described. It has a myriad of uses including glass and fibreglass (glass fibre)...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
  • Article - 10 Aug 2018
    Diatomaceous earth is comprised of silica from the fossilized remains of small, aquatic organisms known as diatoms. This article discusses its applications.
  • Article - 29 May 2017
    Precision agriculture is experiencing a huge number of scalable infrastructure changes such as using ultrasonic sensors for smart agriculture.
  • Article - 6 Aug 2018
    Engineering nanoparticles can be extremely beneficial for many applications. However, this article discusses in what ways nanotechnology needs to be regulated due to the environmental impacts it can...
  • Article - 11 Jul 2018
    Agrochemicals is a term used to describe a broad range of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides that are utilized within the agricultural sectors to manage ecosystems.
  • Article - 11 Jul 2018
    Specific components of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals can express medicinal, therapeutic or biochemical effects on living matter. These are referred to as Active Ingredients (AI).
  • Article - 30 Jan 2014
    The aerospace industry is focused on bringing down aircraft weight and lean manufacturing as well as engineers are seeking suitable solutions such as thermoplastic composites that can perform as good...
  • Article - 4 Sep 2019
    A wing’s primary function is the generation of aerodynamic lift. Hence it may be considered as the most important component by a design engineer if the aircraft is to perform its most fundamental...