This form of Silica/Zircon/Alumina leachable ceramic is used in precision foundry operations such as lost wax processing. The way in which it works is briefly described. Chemical, physical and thermal...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2252 | 6 Jan 2004
Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1190 | 15 Jan 2002
Sales of zirconia to the automotive and steel industries have been healthy, a good sign with increased production scheduled for UCM's new plant. Reliance on baddeleyite has also been reduced, although...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=947 | 12 Oct 2001
A new zircon-based coating has been developed for refractory ceramic fibres (RCFs). It effectively bonds the surface preventing fibres from breaking free. It also enhances poroperties such as...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=648 | 13 Aug 2001
Zirconia is used as an additive for bulk refractories. The zirconia imparts thermal shock resistance and offers a toughening mechanism. How it is used and applications of zirconia toughened...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4115 | 18 Mar 2008
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) have been of interest for an alternative power generator. Sealing these units is one of the areas that needs further work before they can be put into widespread...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3834 | 7 Jun 2007
Sapphires are well known gem stones. The stages in their processing, such as grading, heat treatment and marketing are discussed. Characteristics and colours are also mentioned.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2117 | 16 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2104 | 1 Aug 2003
Goodfellow supplies metals, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development and specialist production requirements of science and industry worldwide.
The Goodfellow group consists of...
Most metallic elements occur naturally as minerals or ores, which are compounds that result from a reaction between metallic and nonmetallic atoms. Extractive metallurgy is the science and study of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=6105 | 21 Jun 2012