Article - 26 Jun 2003
Vectra B is a liquid crystal polyester/amide copolymer. It is a high performance thermoplastics deriving properties from its liquid crystalline nature. Morphology and processing are covered as are...
Article - 12 Jun 2003
Vectra liquid crystal polyesters are a group of high performance thermoplastics deriving properties from their liquid crystalline nature. Morphology and processing are covered as are mechanical,...
Article - 12 Nov 2002
Talonite is a cobalt-chromium alloy from Carbide Processors. It is suited to applications such as food mixing, knives and blades for cutting materials such as lumber where it out performs tool steels....
Article - 8 Oct 2002
The design and performance parameters of ceramic materials in dental restorations are reviewed. Systems such as feldspathic porcelains, leucite systems, castable glasses, alumina-based systems and...
Article - 31 Oct 2001
PVC is the most widely used material for water delivery, sprinkler systems and sewage transport due to its reliablity and durability.
Article - 23 Oct 2001
This article discusses the properties and applications of stainless steel grade 304 (UNS S30400).
Article - 19 Oct 2001
301 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be supplied in various hardness and strengths. It also has variants with low carbon and high nitrogen. Applications include railway car structural...
Article - 13 Sep 2001
The 316 family is a group of austenitic stainless steels with superior corrosion resistance to 304 stainless steels. They also have excellent toughness and can be used in the food, marine, chemical...
Article - 4 Sep 2001
These are a form of cast iron that have variable properties dependent on the microstructure. The microstructure can be altered via heat treatments. In general these materials have low tensile...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...