Article - 17 Jan 2003
The Venlo system from X-Tek provides a digital alternative to x-ray film non-destructive testing. The benefits, capabilities, resolution, penetration and design features of the system are outlined.
Article - 16 Dec 2002
Photographic film materials may have intricate surface chemistry and thus prone to a broad range of manufacturing issues.
Article - 11 Dec 2002
The multi-slide die casting process for magnesium has been adapted from a similar process for zinc. The process in which intricate parts can be cast using a sliding die is described as are its...
Article - 23 Oct 2002
Polybutadiene is the second largest synthetic rubber produced by volume. The applications, chemistry, manufacturing, synthesis and types (including high cis, lithium-based and high trans) of...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Graphite is a distinct material, displaying properties of both metals and non-metals. It is typically grayish-black in color, opaque, and has a radiant black sheen.
Article - 16 Aug 2002
Thermal spraying is not a new method. Developed in 1912 in Switzerland, this method is well-established and extensively used.
Article - 11 Mar 2002
Superalloys are emerging as a viable alternative to ceramic filters for clean burning coal power generators. The possibility of creating thin filters with high surface area and limited susceptibility...
Article - 5 Mar 2002
Researchers can now control DNA biomolecules with radio waves. The ultimate goal of this work will be to use biological machines to perform tasks on a molecular scale.
Article - 27 Feb 2002
The addition of buckytubes to polymer matrices can introduce fascinating mechanical, electrical and thermal properties as well as opening the door to a range of new applications. These new...
Article - 26 Feb 2002
Sometimes galvanizers receive questions about galvanizing unique steels or uncommon steel sections that are outside the standard range processed by the company’s galvanizing operations.