Article - 30 Mar 2005
This article discusses the properties and applications of Walocel HM FG, a hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose product.
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
One of the key challenges while designing fabrications for hot-dip galvanizing, is the correct venting and draining of the fabrication. It is essential to immerse all the steel to be galvanized in...
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...
Article - 25 Oct 2001
A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
The use of abradable coatings has enabled increased efficiency gas turbine engines by reducing the clearances between fan and shroud and increasing the operating temperature. They can be applied to...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.