Article - 12 Mar 2002
This report summarises the development of cathodic protection of steel in concrete. It reports on the technology development and uptake across the world as well as applications and benefits.
Article - 28 Feb 2002
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
One of the barriers to wide spread acceptance of solar energy is the cost of photovoltaic systems. This article looks at ways these costs can be reduced such as capital costs, deposition rates, other...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Vinyl windows are used in many residential and light commercial applications. They are similar to aluminium windows, using an extruded frame around a glass pane.
Article - 26 Oct 2001
Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased.
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Industry is always keen to seek out cost-effective practices to compete and survive. Recognising this trend, publications from the Copper Development Association (CDA) have emphasised production and...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 5 Nov 2021
This article displays and considers the findings of a study published in the journal Buildings that considers the use of beer bottles in bricks, to minimize environmental impact and overcome...
Article - 16 Nov 2020
This article explains the difficulties encountered in ion measurement when applying standard addition or direct measurement and how analysts can go about overcoming said difficulties.
Article - 1 Sep 2015
Over the last two decades, there has been a significant effort to improve reliability, efficiency and manufacturability of photovoltaics (PV). This article looks at polyalkylene carbonates as a binder...