Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
The creation of affordable high speed optical communications using standard semiconductor manufacturing technology is a principal aim of silicon photonics research.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Gold is most widely known as a precious metal due to its high lustre and chemical inertness. It is also used for coinage, ornaments, jewellery, gilding, textile industry, radiation control,...
Article - 24 May 2001
Thermoplastic additives such as plasticisers, flame retardants, UV stabilisers, antioxidants and other additives are explained. Fillers, reinforcements and blends such as acrylonitrile butadiene...
Article - 15 Jul 2013
Super alloy Pyrotool A is an iron based high temperature, high strength alloy. It is also a type of austenitic precipitation hardenable alloy. It has good ductility at temperatures up to 649°C...
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Molybdenum is a chemical element with Mo as its symbol. It belongs to group 6, periodic number 5 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 42, and has a Mohs hardness of 5.5.
Article - 14 Nov 2012
Super alloys or high performance alloys are of three types that include iron-based, cobalt-based and nickel-based alloys.
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys feature strong corrosion resistance. These alloys are considered as good low-temperature alloys as their strength increases when exposed to subzero temperatures and they lose some of...