Article - 2 May 2008
The extrusion of aluminium is looked at in depth. The process is described, advantages explained and economics explored. The extrudability of aluminium alloys is touched upon and the design of dies...
Article - 6 Jun 2007
This work examines the gamma radiation effect on the cross-linking reaction of Acrylated-Epoxidized Soybean Oil (AESO) for obtaining stable, homogeneous and definite shaped polymers and composites....
Article - 9 Nov 2005
With hard materials exhibiting superior performance to metallic materials, it’s important to understand when they should be used.
Article - 23 Sep 2005
Fracture toughness tests were carried out on Si3N4/S45C joint specimens with interface cracks of different lengths. Evaluation of fracture path and fracture toughness was carried out based on...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
A review of the materials and processing designs to improve the mechanical and corrosion properties of magnesium alloys is reported by grains refinement via repeated plastic working and magnesium...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Self-crack-healing is proposed as a new method for improvement in reliability of structural ceramics. Mullite/SiC particle/SiC whisker multi-composites were developed for improvement in fracture...
Article - 28 Apr 2005
Sooty engine oils develop a structure of carbon particles at rest. If structure forms quickly, the oil will be immobilized on the engine surface to form immediate lubrication again on start-up. If the...
Article - 16 Sep 2003
The use of alumina and zirconia in orthopaedic implants is outlined, in particular in total hip replacements. Advantages of using ceramics are also listed. The hip replacement procedure is described...
Article - 3 Apr 2002
A comprehensive overview on magnesia from its origins, occurences, raw materials, grades such as calcined, deadburned and fused (inclusing refractory and electrical) to their production. Markets for...
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.