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Scientists decipher the nanoscale architecture of a beetle's shell


February 23, 2017, 1:45 am

A professor of mechanical and materials engineering has found a way to analyze the fibrous nanostructure of a beetle's lightweight but durable shell. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/0... Read more »

Get Plastic Raw Raterial News and PVC Prices On Mobile


April 22, 2016, 10:18 am

Get plastic raw material news, updates & analysis on Mobile. Subscribe Poly merMIS and get alerts related to pp price, pvc prices on mobile. PolymerMIS .com also provide web based alerts for a wide... Read more »

Application Of Refractories In Different Parts Of Glass Furnaces


July 28, 2015, 8:43 am

Refractories are the main building materials for glass furnaces. It has a d ecisive impact on the quality of glass, energy consumption and the cost. Th e development of glass melting technology mai... Read more »

Application Of Refractories In Glass Industry


July 24, 2015, 8:30 am

Refractories performance affects glass manufacture in the production cost a nd the quality of the glass. Refractories in different areas of a glass fur nace suffer different operating environment. ... Read more »

Features, Classifications and Applications of Fused Cast Refractories


July 20, 2015, 7:10 am

Fused cast refractories are materials that are produced by melting the raw material of the desired composition and then casting molten refractories in molds. They are widely known for having high... Read more »

Chemical Composition And The Quality Of Fused Cast AZS


July 16, 2015, 9:04 am

Fused cast AZS block is the essential refractory material used in the deman ding areas of glass furnaces. The quality of fused cast AZS can affect the quality and production of glass and the servi... Read more »

Features Of Refractory Materials For Glass Furnaces


July 10, 2015, 8:08 am

The production of refractory materials for glass furnaces is quite differen t from the production of refractory materials for other types of furnaces. The quality of the refractory materials not o... Read more »

How To Select Fused Cast AZS Block For Glass Furnaces


July 8, 2015, 8:50 am

Fused cast AZS is made of pure alumina powder and zircon sand(65% ZirO2, 34 % SiO2). Its main crystal phase consists of corundum, baddeleyite and glass phase. The use of fused cast AZS expands the... Read more »

How To Prolong The Service Life of Fused Cast AZS Sidewall Block


July 6, 2015, 7:37 am

The fused cast AZS block is widely used in the sidewall in the glass furnac es. The service life of the fused cast AZS sidewall block determines the ca mpaign life of the glass furnaces. So, it is ... Read more »

Fused Cast AZS Exudation And Glass Defects


July 2, 2015, 8:26 am

Fused cast AZS block is the most widely used refractory material in the dem anding areas. It is thought as the leading cause of knot and cord defects. Fused cast AZS exudation in glass contact is ... Read more »

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Turning acrylic/plexiglass rod on a lathe rating: 5

Hello, I know this is not specifically metal related, but we have some acrylic rod that we are trying to machine using a lathe. The problem with acrylic is that it melts as the bit is cutting into it... Read more »

Problem with magnetron sputtering of SiO2 rating: 5

Hello All, Recently I am trying to produce SiO2 thin film using magnetron sputter method. I am using the Torus sputter gun from Lesker. Due to other reasons a reactive sputtering is not possible an... Read more »

Elastic Modulus of BaSO4 rating: 5

Does anyone know the elastic modulus of BaSO4? Read more »

slip systems in BCT rating: 5

Hi All, I am working on developing crystal plasticity model of martensitic steels undergoing plastic deformation. I would like to know if anybody could suggest me any source where I could get i... Read more »

Advice for Anti-Amalgam Dentists Under Fire rating: 5

Dentists who oppose the use of mercury amalgams in restorative dentistry, and in particular those who practise the removal and replacement of amalgam fillings with alternative materials, sometimes fa... Read more »

Material in a Wham-O Magic Window? rating: 4.25

Back in the early 70's the Wham-O company made a toy called a Magic Window. It's basically an oval made of a clear plastic with two panes very close together filled with two different materials, on... Read more »

Homemade Izod/Charpy impact machine rating: 4

Has anyone built one of these from backyard/junkyard materials? Looking to test different species of timber, but would like to do it on the cheap Mythbusters style. Read more »

asphalt tar roof shingles a good mulch??? rating: 4

Tried finding out some data on asphalt roof shingles as to whether they are good for plants or bad. The Internet is mixed on this question. A University says that tar is toxic to plants. But that d... Read more »

The Difference Between an Alloy and an Amalgam - It's Thermoelectric! rating: 4

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The following statement was made by Professor Xu Wang of the University of Akron in response to a question regarding the relationship between the thermoelectric properties and the electromagnetic beh... Read more »

what is stress strain invariants? rating: 4

What does stress and strain Invariants mean? In simple terms I do unerstand that parameters that do not depend on cordinate system are called invariants. like principal stress and strains are invaria... Read more »

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