Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 18 Oct 2005
YAG was synthesised using a spray drying based novel processing route. This novel route decreased considerably the processing times. Powders produced consisted of agglomerates of micron-size...
Article - 13 Jul 2008
Macroporous ZrO2 - Al2O3 mixed oxides containing different amounts of Al2O3 were prepared via colloidal processing using negatively charged polystyrene spheres as template and ultrafine particles of...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...
Article - 21 Aug 2003
The three most significant advances in alloy metallurgy since Australia's Federation are reviewed. Namely aluminium alloys and age hardening, stainless steels and nuclear power. Each of these topics...
Article - 22 Jun 2006
This paper describes a method for producing submicron high-purity alumina. In this method amorphous basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) was prepared by homogeneous precipitation of aluminum bisulfite...
Article - 11 Aug 2017
The Optrode, a sensor from Metrohm for titrations with optical endpoint detection, was introduced in the last issue of Metrohm Information.
Article - 9 Aug 2017
Chemical imaging is currently utilized as a powerful tool for the determination of the chemical composition and heterogeneity with a sample. It is a widely-used process in analytical chemistry, but...
Article - 19 Mar 2002
Machining of titanium is not as simple as some other metals, mainly due to thermal effects. Suggestions for milling, boring, turning, drilling, tapping, grinding, cutting, electrochemical machining,...
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...