Article - 16 Jul 2013
Present day oil analysis is done by using optical emission spectroscopy (OES) to measure the ppm (parts per million) levels of wear metals, contaminants and additives in oil samples.
Article - 14 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 11 May 2001
Improved servicable properties when compared to LDPE. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 20 Apr 2001
Important types of elastomers such as natural and various synthetic rubbers (eg butadiene and acrylo nitrile butadiene) are described in this article.
Article - 7 Jun 2001
Hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) is a viable alternative to polychloroprene for many automotive applications such as timing belts, seals and hoses. It has excellent mechanical, thermo-oxidative and...
Article - 21 Oct 2020
As precious metals surge, the high values of platinum group metals (PGM) platinum (Pt), palladium (Pd) and rhodium (Rh) found in ceramic-based automotive catalytic converters has resulted in a...
Article - 21 Sep 2020
If manned missions to Mars are to succeed, a radical new material is needed to meet human needs in this harshest of environments. Chitin?—?a biomaterial ubiquitous on Earth?—?could provide such a...
Article - 17 Jan 2020
This article, by thought leader Trevor Forster, Managing Director of Titan Enterprises, discusses a success story in flowmeters.
Article - 22 Oct 2019
This article discusses how to prevent cross contamination of powders and bulk solids.
Article - 15 Nov 2018
The advantages of 80 GHz level measurement sensors are particularly obvious when they are installed in confined spaces, such as narrow pump shafts.