News - 29 Mar 2004
High-quality nanopowders made of refractory ceramics are a rare and very expensive material. All known methods of their manufacturing face the same problems - scanty quantities, extensive variety of...
News - 29 Mar 2004
Russian researchers produce crystals of various colours and shades based on yttrium, aluminium and oxygen. Outwardly, they practically do not differ from well-known semiprecious garnet stones....
News - 24 Mar 2004
Akzo Nobel has officially opened its new non-stick coatings facility in São Paulo, Brazil. As well as supplying non-stick coatings for the Brazilian cookware industry, the factory also produces...
News - 17 Mar 2004
Heating specialists Kanthal, a product area of Sandvik Materials Technology, has introduced a new material grade for radiant and protection tubes for furnace applications.
Designated Kanthal APMT,...
News - 21 Feb 2004
Alcoa has announced it has sold its automotive fastener business to the Kaminski Holdings group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The automotive fastener business has four facilities in North...
News - 20 Feb 2004
Techtran Group, the University of Leeds’ commercialisation partner have announced the launch of spin off company Structure Vision Ltd.
Structure Vision Ltd are a technical software and...
News - 27 Jan 2004
Drivers of commercial vehicles and cars will not only be able to brake more quickly in future, braking is also set to get quieter.
The new modifier increases both the flexibility of friction and...
News - 23 Jan 2004
Akzo Nobel have announced their intention to build another two powder coating factories in China this year. The new factories will be built in Langfong (between Beijing and Tianjin) and...
News - 13 Jan 2004
Coloured concrete products are presenting planners and contractors with a broad array of design options. Concrete can now be permanently coloured to match the surroundings of the structure....
News - 3 Oct 2003
Akzo Nobel will take complete control of their Korean powder coating joint venture, when they acquire DPI Co’s share of the business. The deal is expected to close on October 6th.