Article - 29 Jul 2001
Tin (Sn) is mostly found in cassiterite (SnO2) and has been known since ancient times. It is obtained by reducing the ore with coal in a reverberatory furnace.
Article - 12 Dec 2017
Plastics are broadly classified into thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics, and thermoplastics are further classified based on mechanical strength.
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 7 Feb 2020
Composite core materials are used for engineered structures. Find out which factors are important to consider when choosing composite core materials.
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 9 Apr 2002
Steel is a viable alternative to traditional building materials for applications such as frames, lintels and cladding in domestic and light commercial buildings. These applications are explained and...
Article - 24 Apr 2001
Matrix materials, fibres and production techniques such as sheet production, random fibre mats, stamping, high speed compression and flow moulding are covered.
Article - 31 Jul 2015
Armacell, a leader in the PET technology field, will exhibit its product lines ArmaFORM® PET Core and PET Foil on booth V112 at the CAMX show (Figure 1).
Article - 22 May 2006
The low velocity impact response of a range of foam based sandwich structures has been investigated using an instrumented falling weight impact tower. Shear fracture was found to occur in the PVC/PUR...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...