Article - 13 Oct 2005
The core of the Ecoflex systems is a tire with one sidewall removed and filled with crushed stone or recycled concrete aggregate. This technology allows a range of building solutions to be cost...
Article - 18 Feb 2003
Thick single leaf envelope walls are an alternative to cavity walls in some Mediterranean countries. The watertightness of clay block, clay brick and concrete wall structures was tested after...
Article - 6 Jun 2005
The formation of a glossy smooth painted surface is dictated by both the rheological and surface tension properties of the materials. This article describes how rheological experiments can be used to...
Article - 13 Aug 2002
Thermal properties such as thermal transmittance, thermal lag and thermal resistance are provided for a variety of wall types including cavity brick, brick veneer and weatherbaord walls, both...
Article - 4 Jun 2002
The fire resistance levels of brick walls are infuenced by factors such as structural adequacy, integrity insulation and dimensions. These are described relating to Australian building codes.
Article - 3 May 2002
Mortar is the material that holds bricks together in a brick structure such as a wall. Topics such as colour, batching, lime addition, other additives and the types of mortar joints that can be...
Article - 3 May 2013
Carbon nanotubes are cylindrical, quasi-one dimensional structures of one or more rolled-up sheets of grapheme.
Article - 12 Jul 2004
Isis Innovation have developed a technique for producing high purity semiconducting carbon nanotubes. This is of significant importance since carbon nanotubes are seen to be the next stop forward for...
Article - 12 Jun 2018
This article discusses how to use micro-raman for the pigment analysis of wall paintings.
Article - 14 Sep 2017
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a greatly popular and abundantly useful fluoropolymer. PTFE has been with ZEUS since the 1930s when it was accidently developed by Technicians working for DuPont.