Article - 22 Jan 2020
This article discusses the role of laser cutting in customized leather goods such as car seats and household couches.
Article - 5 Jun 2019
In this article, Dr Ning Yang describes how XRD can be used as a accurate method to characterize lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, particularly in automotive applications.
Article - 16 Jun 2016
This article explores the optimization of prototype development with surface metrology.
Article - 21 Jan 2014
During the manufacture of semiconductor wafers, thickness measurement forms an important part of this process since it provides process engineers with the information required to ensure that...
Article - 26 Nov 2012
Today, artificial turf or synthetic turf is gaining in popularity and is not only found in some of the world's most important sports arenas, but also in residential lawns and commercial buildings.
Article - 10 Jul 2012
Hot work tool steels are known as Group H steels. They are designed to resist high pressure, heat and abrasion caused during manufacturing operations performed at 480 to 760°C (900 to 1400°F).
Article - 26 Jun 2012
Compounding companies are continually seeking competitive advantage, as well as opportunities for cost reduction. One method of gaining competitive advantage is to offer superior quality.
The Tinius Olsen model 500LC non-contacting extensometer is built to measure the extension of medium to high elongation materials, mainly elastomers.
Article - 23 Jul 2003
A review of the current understanding of adhesion between a synthetic polymer and a second material is presented. The information gives a broad picture of the issues and understanding. How materials...
Article - 21 Jan 2002
Scheele discovered “Tungsten” in 1781; however, it took 150 years more before the efforts of Scheele and his successors led to the use of tungsten carbide in the industry.