Article - 24 Jan 2017
In order to enhance the performance and reliability of microstructures, it is essential to have an accurate knowledge of their mechanical properties.
Article - 22 Aug 2002
Collaboration between Australian and US scientists has resulted in the development of a nanocomposite membrane with selective capabilities. It can allow larger molecules through more easily than small...
Article - 26 Jul 2004
The 2005 Hummer H2 SUT is the latest vehicle in General Motors Corp.’s line-up to benefit from a lightweight, high performance nanocomposite material. Posted May 13 2004
Article - 15 May 2018
Recently, attention has been focusing on the development of smart materials, that is, materials which can change their mechanical properties such as stiffness, shape memory, actuation and...
Article - 8 Mar 2018
Polymer nanocomposites (PNC) are materials that are made up of a polymer matrix with embedded particles with a size of 100 nanometers or smaller.
Article - 20 Jul 2016
Mechanical testers are the key means of acquiring good data about the mechanical and tribological properties of both DLC coatings and nanocomposites.
Article - 22 Nov 2010
In this study, the microstructural design, synthesis and evaluation for the quaternary Cr-Al-Si-N coatings were investigated. Also, the overall comparisons among CrN, Cr-Al-N, Cr-Si-N, and Cr-Al-Si-N...
Article - 20 Feb 2006
Historically, polymer materials were characterized by properties including stiffness, elongation, gas permeability, impact and modulus.
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Manufactured by sol-gel processes these materials are becoming more popular. One type is the silsesquioxane cage structure and is close to commercialisation. Also called polyhedral oligomeric...
Article - 28 Sep 2001
Fillers such as carbon nanotubes and nanofibres can be used in polymer matrix nanocomposites. Matrices include polymers such as polyamides, polyesters, polycarbonates etc. Applications include...