Article - 25 Oct 2008
MACOR gives you the performance of a technical ceramic with the versatility of a high performance plastic. MACOR glass ceramic is an outstanding engineering material and is machinable with ordinary...
Article - 14 Jul 2003
The importance of structural integrity is outlined and ways in which the condition of structures can be monitored are covered from the perspective of SIMoNET. Typical applicatioms such as bridges,...
Article - 7 Apr 2003
The credit cards we all carry around are largely taken for granted. The properties required of these everyday items are outlined as are the materials and testing procedures used to ensure they will...
Article - 7 Nov 2002
Saffil is a high alumina (96%) ceramic fibre. It has excellent high temperature properties and good chemical resistance to most environments. Furnace linings/insulation is the most common application...
Article - 21 Aug 2002
Remelting aluminium requires only 5% of the energy required to produce virgin aluminium. The environmental friendliness of aluminium foil is examined including issues such as recycling, benefits of...
Article - 18 Feb 2002
So, what do you do when it comes time to replace old capacitors no longer available. This article tells you what you need to know and explains things like test voltage, safety margins, dissipation...
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
Article - 8 Jan 2002
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...
Article - 21 Feb 2001
Ceramic springs have been around as scientific novelty items since the 1970s, produced by a special processing technology. An early example, made at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in the UK in the...
Article - 30 Aug 2019
This article introduces the automotive applications of a wind tunnel microphone array systems.