Article - 23 Sep 2005
To explore the possibility of effective reutilization of sewage sludge into cement kiln process, characterization of clinkering reaction was carried out using P2O5 and Cl additions. This experiment...
Article - 13 Mar 2002
Concrete has been around since 5600BC. Developments since then are outlined including the discovery of portland cement. The composition and hydration or 'curing' of portland cements are explained as...
Article - 8 Mar 2010
This application note demonstrates how XRD can be used to analyze airborne respirable silica particles quickly and easily.
Article - 20 Jul 2006
Spodumene is a lithium aluminosilicate that belongs to the pyroxene family of minerals. Spodumene has the chemical formula LiAlSi2O6. It is the most abundant lithium ore. The discovery, occurrence,...
Article - 19 Jul 2006
Lithium is a silvery white metal. It is the lightest metal known to man and belongs to the alkali metals. The discovery, occurrence, production, properties and applications of lithium are discussed.
Article - 8 Jul 2003
Red mud is a by-product of bauxite processing via the Bayer process. Described herein is a process that converts the red mud into mineral products that can be used for commercial applications.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
News - 22 Apr 2005
An X-ray technique developed by physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is helping to improve the design and energy efficiency of the bright white lights often used to...
News - 6 Aug 2013
ASEAN Ceramics (11-13 Sept, Hall 101, BITEC, Bangkok) marks a big push by the UK manufacturers Mantec Group into the South East Asian and wider Asian markets.
Mantec has taken a stand in the...
Article - 2 Apr 2014
The cement industry faces a very interesting challenge of quantitative analysis of clinker phases.