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  • Article - 21 Aug 2001
    Approximately three times more expensive than SMC. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Copper is tough and ductile, but is valuable due its ability to conduct electricity. While it is suited to many applications most centre around its excellent electrical conductivity (e.g. busbars and...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Silicon is a relatively inert metallic element that is the second most abundant in the earths crust. Pure silicon is used in semiconductors, transistors, solar cells, rectifiers, electronics and as a...
  • Article - 13 Jan 2003
    Antimony is an uncommon element that can be found pure or as a compound. Its extraction, properties and applications as a metal and compound are covered.
  • Article - 9 Jul 2002
    Plasma-infrared processing is a coating technology suited to coating relatively large surfaces quickly. Using the worlds largest plasma arc lamp ORNL have developed the technique which can produce...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
  • Article - 8 May 2013
    Aluminium/aluminum is a light-weight metal with a bright silvery luster. This metal along with its alloys are in high demand worldwide.
  • Article - 19 Mar 2015
    Memory metal, or Nitinol Wire, can take a new shape when heated. It is made of nickel and titanium and has many interesting properties.
  • Article - 23 Mar 2010
    Shape memory materials (SMMs) are featured by the ability to recover their original shape from a significant and seemingly plastic deformation upon a particular stimulus is applied. This is known as...