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
The D2 PHASER is a portable desktop XRD instrument for research and quality control. This application note demonstrates how it can be used to analyze airborne respirable silica particles quickly and...
Article - 2 Jun 2009
Sigma Aldrich offer fused silica (silicon dioxide SiO2) with purity of 99.99% and particle size of 4mm for vacuum deposition and other applications. More data on this material can be found herein.
Article - 22 Sep 2006
The CoorsTek Analytical Laboratory offers a wide variety of services – from Analytical Chemistry to Material Testing. We employ a staff of trained professionals using the latest techniques and...
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...