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  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    If mild steel is exposed to an aerated neutral aqueous solution, such as a dilute solution of sodium chloride in water, a corrosive attack will begin at defects in the oxide film on the steel.  
  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    The high pressure turbine is a specialty item. Materials such as superalloys, intermetallics and ceramic matrix composites are considered, as is the use of thermal barrier coatings.
  • Article - 16 Feb 2001
    Float glass provides the material for all other forms of processed glass, such as laminated glass and toughened glass. This article outlines its production and some of its applications.
  • Article - 16 Feb 2001
    Laminated glass comprises layers of glass in a “sandwich-type” arrangement, in which a layer of flexible polymeric material is sandwiched between two layers of glass.
  • Article - 16 Feb 2001
    For many applications, such as buildings requiring large spans of glass, toughened glass is the only acceptable alternative.
  • Article - 15 Feb 2001
    This article defines what thermoset composites are, provides key properties and outlines some common applications, including personal armour, automotive, marine and sporting goods.
  • Article - 15 Feb 2001
    This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
  • Article - 14 Feb 2001
    Refractories are defined and aspects such as refractoriness, operating conditions, porosity and forms are explored. Their application in furnace linings is also explained.
  • Article - 14 Feb 2001
    Engineering thermoplastics are generally amorphous or semi-crystalline. The differences between these two types of materials are explained.
  • Article - 14 Feb 2001
    There are materials that exhibit a rapid rise in resistivity when heated above the Curie Temperature. Generally ceramics with a titanate structure, they are used in temperature control applications.