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  • Article - 8 Mar 2001
    The different families of adhesives commonly used today are explained as well as applications. Examples include anaerobics, phenolics, epoxies, silicones, polyimides, hot melts etc.
  • Article - 1 Mar 2001
    Smart materials are an interesting field that is growing quickly, and shape memory alloys (SMAs) are one such materials that represent one of the most exciting areas.
  • Article - 28 Feb 2001
    The numerous powder compaction and sintering processes including uniaxial pressing, hot and cold isostatic pressing and sintering are described herein.
  • Article - 28 Feb 2001
    Smart materials are able to respond to changes in their surroundings. They have potential applications in aerospace and civil engineering. Work continues on refining these materials down to the...
  • Article - 27 Feb 2001
    This article describes the process of ultrasonic welding and describes systems used for the process. It looks at its application to metals and plastics.
  • Article - 26 Feb 2001
    Silicon carbide and graphite charged silicon carbide are used for mechanical seals under conditions where carbon is not suited e.g. high temperatures or in contact with heavy oils.
  • Article - 26 Feb 2001
    Carbon is often used in mechanical seals for its self lubricating properties. Other beneficial properties include chemical resistance and moderately high operating temperatures.
  • Article - 26 Feb 2001
    Mechanical seals are important in many industries such as process, automotive and aerospace. This article looks at classes of seals, materials selection, surface finish and design.
  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    Ceramic springs have been around as scientific novelty items since the 1970s, produced by a special processing technology. An early example, made at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in the UK in the...
  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    Corrosion can be defined as the electrochemical reaction of a material with its environment which results in a degradation of the properties of the metal. It is a redox process.