News - 10 Sep 2009
Hydro has issued a white paper examining aluminium’s emerging role in the solar energy area, especially the use of aluminium extrusions in concentrated solar power structures, marketed by the...
Article - 9 Apr 2002
Steel is a viable alternative to traditional building materials for applications such as frames, lintels and cladding in domestic and light commercial buildings. These applications are explained and...
Article - 1 Jun 2001
Polystyrene can be made into products with wood-like properties and appearance. These materials have potential application in building in areas such as flooring, cladding, and window and door frames.
News - 5 May 2021
A 3D-printed scaffold of a nose. Image Credit: WSU
By mimicking the properties of human tissue, researchers have been able to create a scaffold for engineered tissues that could revolutionize...
Article - 31 Aug 2018
When defining the ‘best’ reinforcement for any application, it should begin at the macroscopic system level while guaranteeing parameter optimization for each key attribute of the system.
The iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium is instantly recognisable worldwide as the architectural and structural engineering showpiece from the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Article - 27 Feb 2018
This article takes a look at rolled and welded tubulars in stainless steels.
Article - 28 Oct 2017
Pipex px® has been known for decades as an innovator of FRP composites’ design and fabrication. The company, headquartered in Plymouth, the United Kingdom, also shares its address with the Resin...
Article - 10 Oct 2014
Professor Andrew Alderson, Principle Research Fellow at the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to AZoM about his work with Auxetic Materials,...
Article - 10 Feb 2014
AZoM talks to DeWayne Howell and Jason Gabriel about the process of compression molding for composites and what the benefits and applications of this are.