Mechanical seals are important in many industries such as process, automotive and aerospace. This article looks at classes of seals, materials selection, surface finish and design.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=112 | 26 Feb 2001
Alumina (Al2O3) is commonly used for industrial applications that require chemical inertness and wear resistance. These reasons have seen alumina be successfully used as a biomaterial. This article...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=105 | 23 Feb 2001
A cutting edge developer of scientific instrumentation was sourcing a small diameter ceramic bobbin requiring concentricity to three microns on a tiny axial bore. Although high electrical and wear...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3276 | 3 Mar 2006
Alumina (Al2O3) is one of the most widely specified, general-purpose technical ceramics. All aluminas are very hard and wear resistant, with high compressive strength even against extreme temperatures...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3269 | 2 Mar 2006
The GBC Materials business of Morgan Advanced Ceramics has manufactured glass preforms for glass-to-metal seal applications and pressed ceramic parts for five decades. Specializing in high volume...
The GBC Materials business of Morgan
Advanced Ceramics (MAC) offers its dry-pressed alumina ceramic balls for
use in extremely harsh environments. These rolling, spherical components are...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=10262 | 16 Oct 2007
With an estimated 90% of failures in robotic handling systems being caused
by improper wafer placement, semiconductor OEMs are, understandably, looking
for ways to combat the problem.
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=10645 | 30 Nov 2007
For over 60 years, Insaco has been synonymous with excellence in the development and production of high precision machined parts. As a custom fabricator of ceramic, glass, sapphire, and other...
When engineers design a seal for feedthroughs and other electrical connectors,
four general classes of material are evaluated. At the low end, a simple epoxy
or glue may suffice....
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=10284 | 18 Oct 2007
Coorstek PlasmaPure Alumina is specifically developed for electronic, optical and semiconductor industries. PlasmaPure offers high etch resistance, high purity, lo wsodium content and a very low...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=8917 | 21 May 2013