Article - 21 Jul 2003
The performance of steel in service of carburised steels is dictated by the microstructure and in turn the carbon and hardness profile of the carburised case at the surface of the steel. Altering the...
Article - 7 Nov 2002
Saffil is a high alumina (96%) ceramic fibre. It has excellent high temperature properties and good chemical resistance to most environments. Furnace linings/insulation is the most common application...
Article - 16 Aug 2002
Thermal spraying is not a new method. Developed in 1912 in Switzerland, this method is well-established and extensively used.
Article - 12 Mar 2002
This report summarises the development of cathodic protection of steel in concrete. It reports on the technology development and uptake across the world as well as applications and benefits.
Article - 7 Jan 2002
One of the barriers to wide spread acceptance of solar energy is the cost of photovoltaic systems. This article looks at ways these costs can be reduced such as capital costs, deposition rates, other...
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl wall coverings are used in both residential and commercial applications for aesthetic and practical reasons. Properties, design considerations, types, installation, maintenance, manufacturing...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Calcium (Ca) is placed in group IIA of the periodic table along with St, Ba and Ra. The name calcium is derived from the Latin word “calas” meaning lime, which was known as early as the first...
Article - 23 Apr 2001
Aluminium is one of the most abundant elements in the earths crust. The extraction, refining and environmental impacts of these processes are considered, as are recycling, and future product and...
Article - 4 Jul 2019
This article discusses lithium batteries and the sample preparation techniques for them.
Article - 12 Jun 2018
The ICP technique is widely accepted in the agricultural industry as a means of determining compositions of soils and plants or heavy metals in soils.