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.
News - 17 Dec 2003
the international metals group, has announced that it is supplying
Audi’s new Lamborghini Gallardo with the world’s first production
ready aluminium tailor welded blank designed...
Article - 16 Aug 2001
Non-oxide ceramics such as silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and titanium diboride posess unique properties that allow them to perform under extreme conditions.
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...
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 - 28 May 2001
Molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2), a refractory metal silicide, is mainly used as a heating element and has been recognized as a potential structural ceramic
Article - 24 May 2001
Deformation, viscoelastic creep, tensile strength, anisotropy and impact strength of thermoplastics are covered. The differences the modes of behaviour between thermoplastics and most other materials...
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 - 3 Apr 2001
The lack of a fully developed, commercially viable sintering process has limited the use of zirconium carbide (ZrC) in engineering applications.
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Materials based on silicon carbide are generally employed for their good wear resistance and thermomechanical properties.