Article - 8 Jan 2004
Tantalum Carbide (TaC) is an extremely hard refgractory ceramic material. Its applications revolve around these properties and the low friction surface it produces when used as a mould coating.
Article - 24 Oct 2003
With automotive manufacturers using a range of different materials for body parts, life for paint manufacturers has become more difficult.
Article - 25 Jun 2003
Polytetrafluoroethylene coated glass fabrics are fabrics woven from continuous filament glass yarns, coated with Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). Applications, and chemical, electrical, physical and...
Article - 21 Feb 2003
Polybenzimidazole is a thermoplastic with excellent high temperature properties. Its chemical, mechanical, electrical, physical and thermal properties are listed.
Article - 20 Jan 2003
This article discusses repairing eroded and worn power generation and mining industry components with a laser.
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 - 25 Oct 2001
A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
There are several different types of zirconia such as partially stabilised versions and tetragonal zirconia polycrystals.
Article - 3 Oct 2001
Mullite is the mineralogical name for the only chemically stable intermediate phase in the SiO2–Al2O3 system. The mineral rarely occurs in its natural form, and can be found on the Isle of Mull off...
Article - 24 Sep 2001
By applying heat and air pressure or tool movement, superplastically formed aluminium alloys can be stretched and formed.