Article - 31 May 2013
As aircraft turbine engines require greater efficiencies, their designs require robust materials that withstand high thermal and mechanical stress.
Article - 4 Feb 2013
3D Printing, as the name suggests, is a process wherein a solid three-dimensional object is printed layer by layer from raw material, which could potentially lead to a whole new era in manufacturing....
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Metal foam is a cellular structure made up of a solid metal containing a large volume fraction of gas-filled pores. These pores can either be sealed (closed-cell foam), or they can be an...
Article - 14 Dec 2012
Polyester is a plastic that was invented in the UK back in the 1940s, and is considered as one of the greatest man-made inventions. It is a long- chain synthetic polymer consisting at least 85% by...
Article - 21 Sep 2012
This article discusses using particle size analysis for the quantification of building material quality.
Article - 13 Sep 2012
This article explores the materials and design possibilities of the technology, and the impacts it might have on industry.
Article - 26 Jul 2012
Diamond Polishing Suspension and pastes are routinely used for the preparation of most materials surfaces due to their high removal rates.
Article - 27 Apr 2012
This article presents Polarization Intensity Differential Scattering (PIDS) as an effective technique to measure such a parameter. Particles colors and shapes are also considered.
Article - 13 Jun 2007
This research work looks at a production method for making CdS thin films in a manner that is low in cost, low in contamination and results in minimal contact with the operator. The system is Pulsed...
Article - 26 Jul 2002
Technologies that use metal powders such as powder metallurgy and thermal spraying have demanded finer powders. The production of finer powders results in defects such as splat caps and satelliting...