Article - 18 Sep 2002
Concrete roof tiles can now be manufactured to look like many other types of roofing materials. Described herein are the origins of concrete roofing, production methods, use of pigments, efflorescence...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
The titanium metal was first commercialized in the year 1950. Since then, corrosion resistance has turned out to be a critical consideration while choosing it as an engineering structural material.
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
Article - 8 Jan 2002
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
Metal injection moulding (MIM) is a relatively new manufacturing process for the large-scale net shape forming of high integrity, multifunctional metal parts. Applications include automotive parts,...
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
Article - 6 Jun 2001
Developments in the steel industry are helping stave off challenges from alternative materials such as aluminium and plastics in the automotive industry. Steel still dominates for many reasons which...
Article - 26 Mar 2001
The chemistry of polyurethanes is covered, including the basic production of, raw materials such as isocyanates, polyols, polyethers, polyesters and pre polymers as well as common additives.
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 - 8 Nov 2018
This article describes how to use on-line analyzer technology for steam cracking furnace operation.