Article - 4 May 2001
Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 17 Mar 2004
Figures provided by the European Aluminium Foil Association indicate that sales of aluminium foil reached the high levels of 2002. Comments on the annual figures and an outlook for 2004 is provided....
Article - 7 May 2002
Aluminium packaging has many advantages over other forms of packaging. Consequently, aluminium foil and cans are used in a range of industries including food, beverage and pharmaceuticals. Its...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
In its pure state chromium is a steel-silvery grey with bluish tinge lustre. It is an extremely hard metal that takes a high polish. As a coating it has no capilliary action to oil and water. Its main...
Article - 7 May 2001
Exhibits better weathering characteristics than Cellulose Acetate or Cellulose Propionate. Is tougher than Cellulose Acetate. Advantages, diadvantages and applications are listed together with a...
Article - 24 May 2016
AZoM spoke to Dan Downey, of Mustang Vacuum Systems, about how they have optimized the PVD process, the benefits it delivers to manufacturers and how simple it is to integrate into existing production...
Article - 28 Feb 2017
Jeff Schibley of Jet Edge advises that before investing in a waterjet system, the waterjet manufacturer needs to perform a test cut. Using material supplied by the customer, most waterjet...
Article - 16 Jan 2013
Induction heating is ideal for brazing as it allows a continual heating system using electrical conduction which is highly controllable.
Article - 31 Dec 2012
Ferrous metals are pure iron or an alloy that contains iron. The word ‘ferrous’ was derived from the Latin word ‘ferrum’ meaning iron. The most common ferrous metal alloy is steel.