Article - 27 Jan 2014
3D optical microscope is a key metrology technique used in a myriad of industries. White light interferometry (WLI) and confocal microscopy or laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM) are the other...
Article - 11 Dec 2013
High performance plastics are widely used in surgical instruments, medical devices, and in other instruments that need frequent autoclaving.
Article - 18 Nov 2013
AZoM talks to Stefan Scherer, CEO of Alicona about focus variation, edge geometry and an overview of the InfiniteFocus 3D measurement device.
Article - 29 Jul 2013
The Inspector 500 is a Raman Analyzer from SciAps that uses an advanced 1030 nm laser source to reliably detect virtually any Raman-active compounds, such as Croscarmellose, Microcrystalline Cellulose...
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Decarburization is a surface degradation phenomenon in the forging and heat treating of steels. Decarburization may be described as a metallurgical process in which the surface of steel is depleted of...
Article - 15 May 2013
Pendants are employed on many different types of machinery, ranging from mining equipment to cranes. Steel is the traditional material used for pendant lines.
Article - 6 May 2013
Wood treatment is used to give protection to lumbers against insects, fungi, general wear and ultraviolet damage.
Article - 23 Apr 2013
Ferrography is an analytical technique that has been widely applied to understand the process of machine wear since the 1970s. Today, analytical ferrography is one of the most powerful diagnostic...
Article - 6 Apr 2013
Chromium bromide is a water soluble, highly crystalline inorganic compound with the formula CrBr3. It is used in catalysts to polymerize olefins. Ultra-high purity and ultra-high compositions have...
Article - 6 Mar 2013
Dynamic equilibrium condition (DEC) is described as a steady-state condition at which the normal wear rate in a machine causes no net gain or loss of particles. The concept of DEC of particles is...