Researchers at The University of California at Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created a silica (SiO2) aerogel that is 98% porous. The concept has been patented and applications...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2478 | 3 May 2004
Schott Ceramat is a highly permeable, high performance medium, suitable for any gas fired residential or industrial application. It is based on silicon carbide coated ceramic fibres. Posted February...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=277 | 11 Apr 2001
These are materials that exhibit a rapid rise in resistivity when heated above the Curie temperature. Generally ceramics with a titanate structure, they are used in temperature control applications.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=82 | 14 Feb 2001
Manufacturing entire objects from pure silver metal or coating them with silver is prohibitively expensive for consumer items but research has found that impregnating other materials with silver...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3533 | 17 Aug 2006
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1859 | 18 Feb 2003
AK Steels have developed an antimicrobial coating for carbon and stainless steels. Called AgION, it is available as a paint and is suitable for ventilation ducts, food processing and medical...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1330 | 25 Mar 2002
A quick reference on thermocouples covering what they are, how they work, the different types, selection, usage tips and tricks and problems that may be encountered when using them.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1208 | 23 Jan 2002
Bayer have invested US$3.1 billion in China and will be establishing production facilities for colourants and coatings, polycarbonates and polyurethane raw materials. The first of these plants is due...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1031 | 7 Nov 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Perfluoroalkoxyethylene including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=818 | 5 Sep 2001
Marginally improved toughness, relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=803 | 4 Sep 2001