Simon Frost

Cast super duplex pitted against wrought

Materials World magazine
Comprehensive test results support the ongoing use of both cast and wrought super duplex steels in subsea applications, but reveal that wrought material is more resilient in very high temperatures and oxygen contents

Patent attorney, Nicholas Braddon, discusses trends in material innovations

Materials World magazine
Patent attorney specialising in materials discusses trends in material innovations, the UK steel industry crisis and the process of patenting an idea.

Scientists strive for gold nanoparticles

Materials World magazine
New research aims to make it easier to use nanoparticles to detect mineral deposits, while nanoparticles could also identify cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

Event report: ClayTech UK 2015

Clay Technology magazine
Simon Frost recaps November’s ClayTech conference and exhibition

2015 BDA Brick Award winners

Clay Technology magazine
A selection of winners from the 2015 BDA Brick Awards

Jobs saved as Darwen Terracotta and Faience emerges from Shaws of Darwen liquidation

Clay Technology magazine
Brick and construction news from the UK

Bloodhound gets a new steel shaft

Materials World magazine
Engineers have solved a pump issue for the Bloodhound SSC, the rocket car that could reach 1,050 mph to smash the land speed record

Why boron nitride could be the new carbon

Materials World magazine
Recent developments in nanotechnology have unleashed the potential of carbon’s compound equivalent, as Simon Frost reports

Event report: Mine to Market

Materials World magazine
Simon Frost finds out how the mining industry is tackling challenges of waste and diminishing ore grades

Materials in Sport: Tennis

Materials World magazine
As the Australian Open gets underway, Simon Frost looks at the materials that make tennis the high-speed, high-tech sport it is today.

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