Article - 27 Jan 2004
The properties and applications of Lanthanum oxide (La2O3) or lantahana are briefly described.
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
Article - 26 Jan 2004
The properties and applications of gadolinium oxide (Gd2O3, gadolinia) are briefly described.
Article - 30 May 2003
The plasma impulse chemical vapour deposition process is a modification on the standard CVD process. The process is useful for deposition scratch-resistant and anti-reflective coatings onto plastics....
Article - 7 Apr 2003
Polycarbonate opthalmic lenses have been manufactured the same way for years. A new process called expansion compression moulding is an alternative process that can provide many advantages to lens...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are working on separative reactors for turning biomass into fuels, and plastics. This could prove to be an alternative to petrochemicals. Progress and the...
Article - 20 Jan 2004
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, electrical and physical properties are provided for Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE). Applications for this material are also listed.
Article - 31 Jul 2010
Aculon's thin film coatings enable unique performance, process simplification and excellent value across a broad range of metal, plastic and glass surfaces and interfaces. They find applications in...
Article - 25 Mar 2004
Cellulose acetate is a thermoplastic that has been around for 110 years. Until recently it had been overshadowed by more recently developed plastics. The reinvention of this material is described.