Brazing of zirconia

Where other materials fail, zirconia remains highly resistant while exhibiting high fracture toughness

Staying safe against extreme corrosion

Lead-free coating resists corrosion at extreme temperatures

Lift drive with timing belt for the rack feeders of the future

Natural rubber from dandelion roots for mounting elements protects the environment

Graphene project

New production techniques will deliver industrial scale quantities of graphene-reinforced thermosetting polymers.

Stealth enclosures for covert operations

Stealth technology is designed to prevent sonar and radar detection systems from identifying an object

Fast curing clear adhesive for plastics and metals

Suitable for bonding plastics or other materials, including most metals, thermoplastics and composite substrates

Copper oxide coated foam heat sinks

Low-profile copper oxide coated foam heat sinks provide outstanding performance in passive cooling environments

Comparison of performance benefits of thermal insulation materials

SEW3 app highlights the best product mix to customers, whether that requirement is for single insulation or by marrying together multiple insulations in composite systems

Tool coating

SuperMax also reduces galling, slug pulling and corner breakdown enhancing the quality and efficiency of the punching process

Localising a surface solution

The application potential and benefits of selective, brush plating for aerospace applications. By Derek Vanek

Rare earth metal foils

Applications for rare earth metal foils include their use in aerospace technology, electronics, electromagnetic shielding, x-ray technology

Clinging on

Ben Dempster and Jennifer Unsworth reveal how natural materials such as limpet teeth continue to inspire high-tech innovation

Liberating graphene and graphite

Industrial scale production of functionalised graphitic carbon nanomaterials

PZT materials withstand deep sea pressures

A pressure of 27,000psi (1,862bar) was applied to each ceramic type - equivalent to a depth of 18,500m underwater

Resin creates diffused lighting effect for LEDs

Protective and decorative polyurethane resins will be of particular interest to LED lighting manufacturers

On the surface of polymers

Differences between polymers and other engineering materials create technical challenges in a production environment


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