Article - 23 Feb 2017
This article explores the abrasion resistance of bathroom and kitchen fixture coatings.
Article - 25 Jun 2016
Today, most sophisticated materials have to be coated with another material to enhance the material’s appearance or properties. These coatings can either be a protective coating or a passivation...
Article - 24 May 2016
AZoM spoke to Dan Downey, of Mustang Vacuum Systems, about how they have optimized the PVD process, the benefits it delivers to manufacturers and how simple it is to integrate into existing production...
Article - 5 Feb 2016
Many years ago, ferrous materials were rare, and were found only as debris of meteorites. Iron and its alloys were used only for accessories, such as cultural items or jewelry.
Article - 8 Oct 2014
The Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) thin film coating method has been used in the semiconductor industry for several years in the fabrication of a variety of electronic devices and components.
Article - 1 Oct 2014
The coin and watch industries are two traditional technology branches which can hugely benefit from Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology.
Article - 9 Sep 2014
The world of wearable technology has taken a huge leap forward since the days of light up stereo T-Shirts.
Article - 8 Jul 2014
Anodising is an electrolytic passivation process that creates a thicker natural oxide layer on the base metal.
Article - 2 Apr 2014
High power wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) is one of the primary methods for quality control in gold analysis.
Article - 19 Nov 2013
Over the last 100 years, stainless steel has played a vital role in many industries ranging from nuclear energy and, healthcare, right through to domestic appliances we use every day.