Article - 19 Jan 2007
DIAMONEX DLC is a conformal, superhard and low friction coating of an amorphous form of carbon with diamond bonds.
Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene or buckytubes, covering the discovery, structure, properties, production and applications.
Article - 20 Apr 2005
The particle size of titanium dioxide particles is of the utmost importance when it is used as a pigment. Size variations can affect optical properties and/or increase production costs. The Malvern...
Article - 20 Jan 2005
The properties of pigments can be influenced by milling. This application note summarizes measurements made on a series of pigment samples taken from a milling process at various times. Measurements...
Article - 16 Aug 2004
Borax or hydrous sodium borate has been in use since the 8th century AD. Its discovery, sources and applications are described. It has a myriad of uses including glass and fibreglass (glass fibre)...
Article - 21 May 2004
CSMA, part of Ceram is able to offer ToFSIMS, a powerful analytical service that can provide detailed imaging and chemical mapping of complex organic and inorganic species. Posted April 2004
Article - 15 Apr 2004
Applied Nanoworks have available agglomerate-free PinnacleAF zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles in the size range 2-6nm suspended in a water solution. Quantities range from 25g to multiple kilograms....
Article - 3 Feb 2004
Zinc oxide (ZnO) has a number of useful properties. These include piezoelectric, ultraviolet (UV) absorbing and fluxing properties. These lead to a number of applications which are briefly outlined.
Article - 5 Nov 2003
Researchers have developed and patented the ultimate fashion accessory, colour changing nails. The false nails which use electrochromic technology can have their colour changed to any colour using a...
Article - 10 Oct 2003
Soapstone is a naturally occurring material that is suitable for use in countertops, cooking surfaces, fireplaces, wood stoves and ovens. Its composition and properties are briefly outlined.