Article - 11 Oct 2002
As the competition with aluminium cans hots up steel can manufacturers have hit back innovations that will make them more competitive. These include weight reductions, materials developments and...
Article - 21 Aug 2002
The development and evolution of magnesia-carbon refractory bricks is outlined including constituent materials. Different types of magnesia-carbon refractories are also described and physical...
Article - 21 Sep 2001
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene has been used extensively as a wear face in orthopaedic implants. The performance of the material has been related to sterilisation techniques. Methods of...
Article - 27 Jun 2018
Austenitic welds and welds that contain heterogenous weld materials are increasingly used in various industries.
Article - 16 Mar 2018
Ducom four-ball tester will allow you to characterize lubricants by their wear preventive (WP), extreme pressure (EP), frictional and fatigue properties.
Article - 15 Mar 2018
Ducom’s Rotary Tribometer is a must-have workhorse instrument, already in use in several tribometry labs. It allows for real-time measurement and determination of the frictional properties, and...
Article - 23 Dec 2010
Grinding-wheel loading can be defined as ground material either adhere to abrasive grains or become embedded in voids on a grinding-wheel surface.
Article - 12 Feb 2008
Sclerometry, nanoscratching and nanoindentation are analytical technical based on atmoc force microscopy that can be used to chartacterise the surface of materials.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...