Article - 23 Jul 2001
Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Researchers at James Cook Univeristy are looking at producing waterproof materials based on the properties found in lizard skin. Posted July 21 2005
Article - 16 Nov 2011
From processing facilities to production plants to power stations, Master Bond solvent resistant adhesives, sealants and coatings are satisfying the needs of engineers.
Article - 15 Nov 2011
Master Bond’s technologically advanced adhesives, sealants, and coatings offer unmatched resistance to acids.
Article - 18 May 2005
Type 304 is the most versatile and widely used stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be severely deep drawn. The properties, applications and fabrication details are...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Beryllium is a high melting point metal with low density. It is commonly alloyed with copper, aluminium and nickel. Other applications include aerospace, gyroscopes, radiation detectors and other...
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is becoming increasingly popular for engineering applications even over other metals and alloys. There are many reasons for this that are outlined herein. Most of these reasons can be...
Article - 29 May 2002
Micro-focus x-radiography is a rapid and accurate form of non-destructive testing. While it was originally used for testing of aerospace components, it has been found to be useful in many other areas...
Article - 30 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...