Article - 3 Dec 2007
This article examines the surface modification of polyethylene (PE), poly(vinylchloride) (PVC), and polystyrene (PS), by thermal ozone (O3) treatment to improve their properties. Comparisons show that...
Article - 2 Mar 2006
Alumina is one of the most general-purpose technical ceramics. All aluminas are very hard and wear resistant, with high compressive strength.
Article - 4 Nov 2005
An electrochemical study of the lithium insertion in phosphate tungsten bronzes through potentiostatic and galvanostatic experiments was carried out. Property results suggest that these bronzes only...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
In this research, our aim was to lower the sintering temperature of barium titanate using features of microwave sintering, namely selective heating and rapid heating, by promoting liquid phase...
Article - 20 Jan 2005
The properties of pigments can be influenced by milling. This application note summarizes measurements made on a series of pigment samples taken from a milling process at various times. Measurements...
Article - 13 Feb 2003
After carbon, Silicon is the most abundant element on earth, the abundance being 277,000 ppm. Silicon is generally present as a silicate, these being found in many rocks, clays and soils.
Article - 15 Aug 2002
In this article, we make a comparison between thermal spraying and hard chrome plating as industry solutions.
Article - 1 May 2002
In designing fabrications for hot-dip galvanizing, one of the most common challenges encountered is to make sure that the fabrications are vented and drained properly.
Article - 20 Feb 2002
Properties of carbon buckytubes such as chemical identifiers, composition, potential hazards, fire fighting measures and physical and chemical properties are outlined.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...