Paul Newbatt

Q&A - Paul Newbatt of Innovnano talks thermal barrier coatings

Paul Newbatt from nano-ceramic powder manufacturer Innovnano tells Materials World about recent R&D in thermal barrier coatings technology and how the company has taken nanotechnology to an industrial scale.
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Towards frictionless surfaces - ultra-low friction materials for engineering applications

Is it possible to produce frictionless material? Self-adaptive nanostructures could lead to huge friction reduction, say Dr Tomas Polcar from the University of Southampton, UK, and Professor Albano Cavaleiro from the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Professional development - train for success in non-destructive testing

Andrew Spencer, Head of Learning and Development at non-destructive testing training specialist Arygll Ruane, discusses changing training needs in industry and how to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job.

Material of the month - Sheet glass

The history of sheet glass, also known as architectural glass or window glass, including some recent high-tech developments such as self-cleaning glass.