Article - 20 Sep 2011
Liquid silicone rubbers make ideal alternative materials for use in syringe stoppers. In this case study, properties and processing of LSR and high cure rubber are contrasted and evidence provided of...
Article - 13 Jul 2011
Master Bond’s rubber bonding adhesives, sealants, and coatings bond rubber to metals, plastics, ceramics, glass, wood, and other rubbers.
Article - 26 May 2008
Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Austral Wright Metals.
Article - 10 Apr 2007
Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. manufactures high quality engineered coated and treated textiles that can be used in applications requiring the utmost in abrasion, chemical and heat resistance. Armatex®...
Article - 26 Jul 2004
Sandia have developed a prototype gauntlet to protect soldiers arms during combat. The shoulder length gauntlets utilise kevlar and carbon composites to protect the wearer against heat and impact....
Article - 2 Jul 2003
Polychloroprene or chloroprene rubber comes in a number of different grades such as general purpose, precrosslinked, sulfur modified and slow crystallizing. These grades are outlined.
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 7 Jun 2001
Hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) is a viable alternative to polychloroprene for many automotive applications such as timing belts, seals and hoses. It has excellent mechanical, thermo-oxidative and...
Article - 20 Apr 2001
Important types of elastomers such as natural and various synthetic rubbers (eg butadiene and acrylo nitrile butadiene) are described in this article.
Article - 21 Feb 2001
Severe local attack, such as pitting, (see figure 1) and crevice corrosion, can be a significant problem in stainless steels and other alloys that depend on self-healing.