BASA Bulletin: October 2012

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The October Bulletin from the Brirish Adhesives and Sealants Association is now available
Operator at a plutonium active glovebox

Plutonium on Film – A Material Witness

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
As materials go, it is often the more exotic or the difficult to obtain that generate wider interest, whether it is due to their intrinsic rarity value or for their scarcity amongst the general population.

Seeing the wood for the bricks - wood-fired clamps

Clay Technology magazine
Wood is being used to fire the portraits of 18th Century bricks. Eoin Redahan reports

Development of North Sea Offshore Platforms: Metallurgical & Engineering Challenges

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
Second of the 2012/3 evening lecture program on Tuesday 16th October
Oil rig

Well well - detecting fatigue in subsea structures

Materials World magazine
Eoin Redahan went to a subsea engineering event in London, UK, and found out exactly how the equipment felt.