Article - 3 May 2004
Researchers at The University of California at Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created a silica (SiO2) aerogel that is 98% porous. The concept has been patented and applications...
Article - 7 Sep 2008
Grade 310 is a medium carbon austenitic stainless steel, for high temperature applications such as furnace parts and heat treatment equipment.
Article - 31 Aug 2008
New generation general-purpose ferritic grade AWM 404GP™ can be used to replace the workhorse austenitic grade 304 in most applications. It is a corrosion resistant ferritic stainless steel with...
Article - 17 May 2005
Copper alloys are some of the most versatile materials. The combination of properties like strength, conductivity, corrosion resistance, machinability and ductility make copper suitable for many...
Article - 11 May 2005
The copper alloy, C106, is phosphorous de-oxidised non-arsenical copper that is 99.85% pure. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for bronze alloy C106.
Article - 14 Feb 2001
There are materials that exhibit a rapid rise in resistivity when heated above the Curie Temperature. Generally ceramics with a titanate structure, they are used in temperature control applications.
Article - 17 Aug 2006
Manufacturing entire objects from pure silver metal or coating them with silver is prohibitively expensive for consumer items but research has found that impregnating other materials with silver...
Article - 18 Feb 2003
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Perfluoroalkoxyethylene including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 4 Sep 2001
Marginally improved toughness, relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.