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Cell-Diamond Anvil Almost Compresses Hydrogen to Metallic Phase

Converting hydrogen, a gaseous insulator, to a metallic conductor of heat and electricity, requires ultra-high pressures that need to last long enough to be measured.

Converting hydrogen, a gaseous insulator, to a metallic conductor of heat and electricity, requires ultra-high pressures that need to last long enough to be measured.

3D-Printed Metamaterial Shrinks Under High Heat

Although it is made of two thermally expanding materials, star-shaped unit cells of the metamaterial have a mechanical design that promotes negative thermal expansion (NTE) when heat is applied.

Phase-Out of HFC Coolants Expected to Reduce Global Warming by 0.5 °C

197 countries took a pledge to phase out HFCs in cooling applications, which will effectively reduce heat trapping in the atmosphere.

What’s the Difference between ASTM Rubber Types and Classes?

Stephen Mraz

Material experts at the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) have codified the type and class designations for rubber in its standard, ASTM D 2000. The type designation, a single alphanumeric consisting of...

Improving Nuclear Security with Additive Manufacturing

Tek Ferguson, applied technology specialist, Pantex Plant

Nuclear weapons facility uses additive manufacturing to boost safety and cut costs.

Guidelines for Reliable Operation of Electric Heating Elements within Superplastic Forming (SPF) Presses

Sponsored by Watlow

The superplastic forming (SPF) of standard titanium alpha-beta alloys, such as 6Al-4V, requires...

Five Basic Steps of the Electroforming Manufacturing Process

Sponsored by Servometer

What is Electroforming? How does it actually work? Manufacturers have been using electrodeposition for centuries, but...

High Performance Plastic Materials Guide

Sponsored by Craftech

With so many plastic materials on the market, how can you chose the best grade for your application? This guide includes...

5 High Performance Plastics for the Semiconductor Industry

Sponsored by Craftech

High performance plastics play a vital role in the semiconductor industry because of their special...

A Guide to Plastics Engineered for Strength

Sponsored by Craftech

Looking for a strong engineering plastic? With thousands of plastic grades on the market, choosing the right one for...


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