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  • Article - 25 Sep 2001
    Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
  • Article - 24 Sep 2001
    Rubber to metal bonding involves three areas, the substrate, the interface and the rubber. The bonding process itself involves several steps including substrate cleaning, application of bonding agents...
  • Article - 24 Sep 2001
    New technologies are being developed for the steel industry to enhance efficiency and productivity and ensure competitiveness. Some of these include electric arc furnaces and new casting technologies....
  • Article - 7 Sep 2001
    Good combination of tensile strength and flexural modulus combined with the best electrical characteristics of PPS grades.
  • Article - 27 Aug 2001
    Designers are sometimes reluctant to use fibre reinforced plastic composites as the long term effects of factors such as loading and environmental effects. This article looks at these effects and how...
  • Article - 16 Aug 2001
    Non-oxide ceramics such as silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and titanium diboride posess unique properties that allow them to perform under extreme conditions.
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Cobalt is a brittle, hard metal white in appearance resembling nickel but with a bluish tinge instead of the yellow of nickel. It imparts hardness to steels and alloys. Radioactive cobalt 60 has many...
  • Article - 19 Jun 2001
    The process of ion implantation is explained and how it is able to form hard, wear resistant surfaces, and ultimately extend component life times.
  • Article - 9 Jun 2001
    Softening processes such as annealing and normalising, and hardening processes such as hardening, tempering, thermochemical processes, carburising, nitriding and boronising are all explained.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Paper, natural fibres, glass, metals and many plastics are used as packaging materials. The reasons for their use and developments in the packaging industry are explained.