Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 21 Jan 2013
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings.
Article - 20 Jul 2002
The evolution of aluminium as an engineering material is outlined. From its discovery, recognition of beneficial properties, through to the commercialisation of refining processes, to the development...