Article - 26 May 2017
This article discusses the influence of indenter tip radius on the scratch resistance of an automotive clearcoat.
Article - 23 Feb 2017
This article explores the abrasion resistance of bathroom and kitchen fixture coatings.
Article - 30 Jul 2012
Brass is an alloy mainly consisting of copper and zinc. Different brass alloys with distinct properties can be formed by varying the amount of zinc from 5 to 45%. Alpha brasses and alpha-beta/duplex...
Article - 7 Nov 2009
Electroforming of gold was conventionally used for manufacturing jewelry. Today, it is used for manufacturing industrial components.
Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 15 Jan 2003
With global magnesium demand increasing, sourcing magnesium is becoming more important. A new process where it can be produced from power station fly ash has been devised. The technology, advantages,...
Article - 9 Dec 2002
With the high turnover of mobile phones, systems have had to be developed to deal with them. Described is a system for reusing or recycling mobile phones which results in very few ending up in...
Article - 7 Dec 2018
This article discusses brazing, and why there is an increase trend of importance.
Article - 1 Oct 2018
The advent of 3D printers offers so much potential in a number of disciplines, from creating bespoke on-demand bone implants to printing aircraft parts: it may even play a role in helping to reduce...
Article - 9 Apr 2018
Fake products are a challenge to businesses of all sizes, and handheld XRF analyzers are a significant tool in the fight against counterfeiting.