Results 6741 - 6750 of 6865 for Materials processing
  • Article - 6 Jun 2001
    Fogging of car windscreens has been linked to polyurethanes by analysing the chemicals present on the windscreen. Amines associated with PUs lead to this conclusion, while no evidence was found to...
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Paper, natural fibres, glass, metals and many plastics are used as packaging materials. The reasons for their use and developments in the packaging industry are explained.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Porous silicon has semiconducting properties as well as displaying bioactivity. This makes it potentially a useful material for electronic implant devices. Properties and production are described.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Manufacture of rubber products is similar but more complex than thermoplastics although similar forming techniques are used. Viscoelasticty, crosslinking and the uniqueness of each individual system...
  • Article - 2 Jun 2001
    Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
  • Article - 1 Jun 2001
    Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    The stages in producing chrome-like finishes on plastics are described as is the devlopment of the technology. Applications in the automotive industry and domestic fittings indusrty are also examined.
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
  • Article - 31 May 2001
    Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
  • Article - 30 May 2001
    Precoated steels have gained popularity in the automotive industry as they resist corrosion, reduce the need for protective oils and waxes and can aid production. The processes and applications in the...