Article - 14 Aug 2002
Self flowing and pumpable refractories have evolved from low cement castables. Their advantages, characteristics, physical properties and applications are outlined.
Article - 6 Jun 2002
Typical properties of fibre reinforced polymers are outlined as well as those that can be modified/improved through composition changes. Properties of E-glass fibre and woven roving reinforced...
Article - 20 Feb 2002
Properties of carbon buckytubes such as chemical identifiers, composition, potential hazards, fire fighting measures and physical and chemical properties are outlined.
Article - 21 Nov 2001
Plasma cutting evolved from Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding. By constricting the nozzle opening, gas velocity increased and effectively blasted molten metal away from the puddle created by the arc....
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
Article - 19 Oct 2001
253MA combines high temperature performance with ease of fabrication. Working temperatures in excess of 1100°C see it used for furnace applications such as burners, retorts, conveyor belts and fans...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
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...
Article - 31 May 2001
Chromium carbide compounds are produced by an aluminothermic reaction. They have applications in wear resistant coatings, welding electrodes, thermal spray, cutting tools and can be an alternative for...
Article - 9 May 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this thermoplastic.