Article - 6 Feb 2013
Transparency is a physical property that we observe every day, though perhaps it is not one that we give a huge amount of thought to. Also known as diaphaneity or pellucidity, transparency in...
Article - 17 Oct 2012
Homesol CEO and President Ross Elliott talks to AZoM about energy efficiency in USA and the materials required to construct a ‘Passive House’.
Article - 4 Mar 2020
For many years, carbon-fiber composites have been the materials of focus for the design and manufacture of aircraft and aerospace components. While they have received success and widespread adoption,...
Article - 11 Dec 2017
AZoM talks with Anett Kondor, PhD, from Surface Measurement systems about the iGC SEA benefits anyone who wishes to measure surface energy.
Article - 30 Jan 2016
This article looks at observing the dynamic proton-deuterium exchange in microfluidic systems.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 3 Apr 2018
This article looks at how to characterize surfaces with different functions. Various functions of engineered surfaces arise from only a portion of the surface and not from the whole surface.
Article - 7 Apr 2010
Inverse gas chromatography or IGC has been shown as a versatile tool for the characterization a variety of different properties such as physisorption chemisorption and thermodynamic parameters....
Article - 12 Sep 2012
Stainless steels are known as high-alloy steels. These steels are available in four groups that include martensitic, austenitic, ferritic and precipitation-hardened steels. These groups are formed...
Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...