News - 31 Mar 2008
Engineers have known for years about the wonderful positives of different thermoplastics, including light weight, low friction, non-corrosion, dimensional stability, cleanliness and static...
The CS-16-500 is a forensic light source designed for those departments that prefer Xenon 500W lamps to Metal Halide Lamps because of the extra Infrared output for forged documents.
News - 26 Sep 2006
In a precedent-shattering demonstration of the potential of laser-wakefield acceleration, scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, working with colleagues at...
Article - 1 Jul 2002
Titanium alloys can be joined by fusion, resistance, flash-butt, explosion, friction, plasma, TIG, MIG and electron beam welding. There is particular emphasis on TIG, electron beam, plasma, resistance...
Article - 30 Jan 2002
The wear resistance of titanium alloys is quite poor. It can be enhanced by any number of surface treatments such as enhanced surface films, conversion coatings, electrolytic and electroless plating,...
Article - 4 Dec 2001
If you have ever read about superconductors and not understood what you were reading, this is a good article to start with to familiarise yourself with the terminology. From AC to ion-beam magnetics...
Article - 8 May 2001
Plain carbon steels' properties are to some degree controlled by carbon content. The properties of the various carbon composition steel families are outlined.
Article - 18 Mar 2020
An epoxy is a thermosetting polymer. Its mechanical properties and resistance make it ideal for multiple applications including adhesives.
Article - 16 Jan 2018
Fueled by the need to meet quality standards like ISO 9001, reliability engineers working in medium-to-large-sized campuses and facilities understand the time consuming truth of ensuring that their...
Article - 3 Jul 2014
Zirconia is a white powdered material used to produce dental frameworks for dental substructures such as crowns, bridges, etc. Unlike standard ceramics that tend to be brittle and hard, Zirconia has...