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  • Article - 22 Aug 2003
    The concept of designing in functionality using direct writing and rapid manufacturing techniques is discussed. Properties such as stiffness, surface toughness, thermal properties, electrical...
  • Article - 28 Nov 2002
    An overview of bioceramics, their behaviour in the human body, the forms they can take and their functions is provided. In addition materials such as calcium phosphate materials, alumina, zirconia and...
  • 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
    The behaviour of titanium in chlorine, chloride, bromine, iodine, fluorine and fluoride environments is explored. The presence of water for the first four helps titanium to withstand degradation by...
  • 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...