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  • Article - 21 Oct 2003
    Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed ultrahigh temperature ceramics based on ziconium diboride, hafnium diboride and silicon carbide. They can withstand temperatures of up to...
  • Article - 1 May 2002
    NASA researchers have developed a silicon carbide metal matrix composite for use in low NOx combusters which could open the door for a range of low-emission combustor designs.
  • Article - 7 Sep 2001
    Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
  • Article - 7 Jul 2004
    Scientists at the University of Virginia have announced the discovery of a non-magnetic amorphous material that is three times stronger than conventional steel and has superior anti-corrosion...
  • Article - 23 Nov 2001
    Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
  • 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
    Beryllium is a high melting point metal with low density. It is commonly alloyed with copper, aluminium and nickel. Other applications include aerospace, gyroscopes, radiation detectors and other...
  • Article - 23 Oct 2001
    Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...