Article - 26 Aug 2002
Researchers have developed a polymer spray that can be used help grass to grow on barren landscapes like old mine sites. The polymer coating cuts down erosion while the grass is germinating. Its...
Article - 29 May 2002
Micro-focus x-radiography is a rapid and accurate form of non-destructive testing. While it was originally used for testing of aerospace components, it has been found to be useful in many other areas...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
The US Army has been manufacturing tungsten based bullets since 1999 for shooting practice. They are used over conventional lead bullets as they are more environmentally friendly.
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Improved coefficient of friction compared to unmodified grades of Psul, however, reduced tensile strength and elongation at break. Finds uses in electrical applications, home appliances and medical...
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
Article - 23 Mar 2001
A relatively new process for manufacturing heat exchangers from copper and copper alloys. It has the advantage over copper/brass systems that it produces stronger brazed joints, less waste and is a...
Article - 18 Dec 2018
This article discusses analyzing ilmenite ore samples using an x-ray diffractometer.
Article - 14 Oct 2016
This article discusses the steps and setting necessary to evaluate the sulfur level in ore concentrates using the CS/S844.
Article - 4 Feb 2015
This article describes the analysis of ore-thick sections from an offset dike of the Sudbury Igneous Complex (SIC), using Micro-XRF and SEM-EDS. The analysis involves detecting the presence of high...