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  • Article - 3 May 2002
    In sports such as mountaineering, abseiling and rock climbing people place their lives in the hands of their equipment. For this reason, the materials must perform. In this article, harnesses,...
  • Article - 3 May 2002
    In sports such as mountaineering, rock climbing and abseiling, participants lives depend on materials. The development, standards, requirements and materials used for ropes are all covered.
  • Article - 22 Apr 2002
    CuZnAl SMA's are probably the least well known of the three main families of commercial SMA's. They use relatively cheap materials and can have transformation temperatures between + and -100°C. They...
  • Article - 19 Apr 2002
    The basis of the nickel-titanium shape memory alloy (SMA) class is the intermetallic equiatomic binary alloy NiTi. Thanks to its moderate solubility range, its composition can be changed.
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
  • Article - 12 Apr 2006
    The failure of safety device that had been molded from plastic that began to repeatedly fail in-house engineering evaluations was investigated using FTIR and DSC techniques. These yielded the reason...
  • Article - 21 Mar 2018
    The variety of potential applications and installation locations for pressure measurement means it is difficult to set any hard and fast rules. This guide advises on some basic guidelines that will...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Vinyl is the most widely used medical polymer in use today. Several properties including flexibility, durability, compatibility, sterilisability and low cost contribute to its use in applications such...
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with.
  • Article - 26 Oct 2001
    Some interesting facts on vinyl such as where it is used, where it comes from, production efficiency, incineration and emissions, recycling, additives, dioxin production, fire performance and...