Article - 6 May 2006
Rotating disk electrode (RDE) arc emission spectrometers are used in many commercial, industrial and military laboratories throughout the world to analyze millions of oil and fuel samples each year.
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...
Article - 13 Feb 2004
Gold palladium alloys are primarily used in jewellery, where they are known as white gold. Some compositions are provided for palladium containing white gold. Other uses such as dentistry are also...
Article - 24 Oct 2003
With automotive manufacturers using a range of different materials for body parts, life for paint manufacturers has become more difficult.
Article - 20 Jan 2003
Conventional testing of electronic connections calls for mechanical pulling and shearing. Outlined herein is a new non-contact, non-destructive technique using lasers to test bond integrity. The...
Article - 12 Sep 2002
A detailed look into the production of synthetic diamonds via chemical vapour deposition (CVD) is provided. The processes, growth rates and applications including cutting tools, heat spreaders,...
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Laser forming is a deposition process which can produce titanium parts directly from CAD drawings. It has advantages over casting and machining in certain applications. The process, advantages,...
Article - 12 Aug 2002
The use of microwave assisted gas firing of ceramics makes sense as most ceramics are insulators. The potential benefits are explained and a project to develop the technology is outlined included its...
Article - 12 Jul 2002
The thixotropic casting process for ceramics is briefly described and compared to other similar processes.
Article - 13 Jun 2002
Pyrolytic carbon is biocompatible and thromboresistant. This combined with wear resistance, durability and strength make it an ideal material for artificial heart valves. The development of the...