Article - 11 Jul 2005
The Phonak Cycling Team will be challenging for the Tour de France using BMC's latest bikes made from carbon nanotubes. The CNT based frames feature minimal weight and maximal strength. Posted June 25...
Article - 12 Feb 2004
Cannondale have launched the six13, a bike that uses carbon tubes connected with bridge welded lugs. New materials and processing concepts used in its construction are described. Posted February 10...
Article - 21 Oct 2003
At the conclusion of the most recent Interbike trade show, it was clear that bicycle manufacturers have embraced carbon fibre as the material of the future with all manufacturers displaying carbon...
Article - 15 Sep 2003
Aprilia have upped the ante, building the fastest production V-twin motor bike. The RSV 1000 R boasts a more powerful engione than its predecessor, but also benefits from reduced weight through...
Article - 23 Sep 2003
Researchers have successfully reinforced alumina with carbon nanotubes using spark plasma sintering. The new material has improved and interesting properties which are outlined. Posted September 16...
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Thermosetting polymers create durable, strong bonds and they offer enhanced capabilities in extreme environments.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
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 - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 5 May 2003
The use of aluminium in the transpostation industry is on the increase. The reasons for this are described. The benefits that aluminium brings to the industry, the environment and society are...