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Air Force One: Technology, Materials and Meatloaf!

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Air Force one

(Source: The White House, www.whitehouse.gov)

Everybody likes an airplane story and Air Force is unlike all others and it has been in the news recently.  Traditionally, any Air Force aircraft carrying the President has been called Air Force One.   Continue reading “Air Force One: Technology, Materials and Meatloaf!” »

Is today’s non-stick cookware safe?

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Nonstick coatings have been used on cookware for over 50 years. It’s amazing that its safety continues to be debated. Continue reading “Is today’s non-stick cookware safe?” »

Fluorine (F) is the tiger of elements – tamed it is a friend!

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Fluorine is the most reactive of all elements, capable of reacting with everything, even gold, often violently.  The exceptions are helium, neon and argon. Yet it has entered human life in quiet and vital ways Continue reading “Fluorine (F) is the tiger of elements – tamed it is a friend!” »