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  • Article - 4 Mar 2003
    Polyhydroxybutyrate is made via a biological fermentation process from renewable raw materials. Chemical, physical, thermal and electrical properties are listed. It is biodegradable but stable under...
  • Article - 24 Feb 2003
    Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
  • Article - 23 Nov 2001
    Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
  • Article - 31 Oct 2001
    Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
  • Article - 27 Sep 2001
    Adding nanosized particles to polymers can enhance properties such as strength, modulus, thermal stability as well as decreasing gas permeability. Properties such as toughness and impact resistance...
  • Article - 29 May 2001
    Invar has the lowest thermal expansion of any known metal or alloy from room temperature up to 230?C. Special low expansion and sealing alloy grades are available. Applications include thermostats,...
  • Article - 3 Apr 2001
    Diamond is the hardest material known to man. It also has other properties that make it a useful engineering material such as a low co-efficient of friction and high thermal conductivity. As such it...
  • Article - 6 Feb 2001
    Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
  • Article - 14 Nov 2022
    This article from Microtrac outlines how laser diffraction can be used to measure battery materials and lead to the reduction of cell aging.
  • Article - 28 Apr 2022
    This article from FRT discusses how photonic measurements can be made faster so that devices can be measured in days rather than months or years.