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  • Article - 15 Jul 2002
    Titanium and certain titanium alloys are useful biomaterials dues to their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. Their behaviour in the human body and applications in orthopaedics and...
  • Article - 5 Feb 2002
    Chlorine and its compounds have strong oxidizing properties. Therefore, in an aqueous solution, they are not corrosive toward titanium. Titanium is a highly unique metal that can withstand these...
  • Article - 28 Sep 2001
    Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) is a forming process combining simultaneous heat and pressure to consolidate metal and/or ceramic powders. It produces fully dense materials and can bond materials that...
  • Article - 28 May 2001
    Processes such as plasma spraying, flame spraying and high velocity oxy-fuel spraying are briefly explained. Applications such as surface protection, wear and corrosion resistance, microelectronics,...
  • Article - 9 Mar 2001
    This novel family of materials is quite new and hence applications are relatively limited. This article describes a number of potential applications for auxetic materials including biomedical,...
  • Article - 11 Jan 2003
    Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
  • Article - 28 Nov 2002
    Many of your questions on thermal spraying are answered here. Examples are, what is it, classifications, what materials can be thermally sprayed and what forms can they take, what is it used for, what...
  • Article - 28 Feb 2002
    The unique properties of buckytubes can be attributed in part to their structure. The structure of these materials, naming conventions and properties of different tube types are described. Buckytube...
  • Article - 28 Feb 2002
    It is the properties and structure of buckytubes and other fullerene materials that make them of interest. Electrical, thermal and mechanical properties are covered as are chemistry and molecular...
  • Article - 28 Feb 2002
    Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...