Article - 14 Feb 2002
Corrosion resistance is one of titanium's most attractive features. Reasons and mechanisms for this are explained.
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Although lead occurs as such in nature, it is rare. Lead is chiefly obtained from galena (PbS) through the process of roasting.
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 3 May 2001
By combining the bimaleimide system with epoxies, a new system was developed. It has increased the fracture toughness and the fracture energy with modest reductions in both the modulus and the glass...
Article - 28 Feb 2001
This family of adhesive resins is designed for aerospace use with high temperature stability.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...
Article - 19 Dec 2011
Titanium is a very attractive material for many applications because of it’s low density, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance, however, it’s use is rather limited because of it’s high...
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Thermosetting polymers create durable, strong bonds and they offer enhanced capabilities in extreme environments.