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Master Bond’s rubber bonding adhesives, sealants, and coatings bond rubber to metals, plastics, ceramics, glass, wood, and other rubbers. These compounds are custom formulated to meet specific design...
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Contains a general overview of the polymer Polyurethane Thermoplastic Elastomer including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
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Find out about the importance of using a specialized solder mixer for surface mounting technology.
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This article discusses how to use temperature sensors for surface mounting.
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Once you have confidence in your nanoindenter, you are then ready to test your own specimen. The impact of surface roughness, sample preparation, sample mounting, oxide layers, positioing and thermal...
Article - 14 Jul 2011
Manufacturers of solar cells need to make sure their products are of the highest quality. To check this they carry out microstructural examinations. This article describes how to prepare samples for...
Article - 13 May 2010
Failure analysis and production control of electronic devices are key steps in any successful product development. Revealing the area of interest for microscopic investigation in a integrated circuits...
Article - 11 Jul 2017
U.S. Fastener Manufacturers experienced tough times in the 1980s with a substantial loss of business because of aggressive competition from offshore suppliers, resulting in massive downsizing and...
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Nanoindentation is a method of measurement of the mechanical properties of small volumes of materials. This article outlines the things that you should do to ensure you get the best possible results,...
Article - 7 Jul 2010
Tool steels are important materials and cover a wide range of compositions from simple plastic molding die steels or water-hardening carbon steels to very highly alloyed high-speed steels.