Article - 29 May 2002
Scratch resistance of coatings can be increased by increasing silica content, however this can cause problems with processabilty. How this problem was overcome is outlined in this article.
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
Article - 23 Aug 2001
Metal injection moulding (MIM) is a relatively new manufacturing process for the large-scale net shape forming of high integrity, multifunctional metal parts. Applications include automotive parts,...
Article - 28 May 2001
Processes such as plasma spraying, flame spraying and high velocity oxy-fuel spraying are briefly explained. Applications such as surface protection, wear and corrosion resistance, microelectronics,...
Article - 2 Nov 2018
This article discusses inorganic ceramics and their properties.
Article - 1 Feb 2017
Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) is a high-performance engineered polymer that has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of any thermoplastic, and has excellent heat tolerance.
Article - 15 Aug 2013
Stellite alloys are a group of cobalt-chromium 'super-alloys' consisting of complex carbides in an alloy matrix predominantly designed for high wear resistance and superior chemical and corrosion...
Article - 9 Aug 2013
A fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) is a high-performance composite building material made up of three components - the fibers as the discontinuous or dispersed phase, the matrix as the continuous...
Article - 15 Nov 2011
Master Bond is a leading adhesive manufacturer offering high quality adhesives, sealants, coatings, and potting compounds.
Article - 9 Jul 2002
Plasma-infrared processing is a coating technology suited to coating relatively large surfaces quickly. Using the worlds largest plasma arc lamp ORNL have developed the technique which can produce...