Article - 20 Aug 2003
A review of the development of advanced ceramics and their evolution from traditional ceramics. Properties, production, firing, finishing, design and the future are considered. Families such as...
News - 27 Sep 2016
Gas turbines are the engines that generate electricity in power plants. The operating temperatures of their combustion systems can exceed 1600 degrees Celsius. The nickel-based turbine blades used in...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Calcium (Ca) is placed in group IIA of the periodic table along with St, Ba and Ra. The name calcium is derived from the Latin word “calas” meaning lime, which was known as early as the first...
Article - 18 May 2013
Colisbro is a high copper alloy with minimal additions of silicon and nickel, which combine to improve the hardness, strength and wear resistance of the material.
Colsibro® is a precipitation hardening copper nickel silicon that offers an outstanding mixture of mechanical and physical attributes.
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 21 Aug 2013
Ferrosilicon is a ferroalloy, meaning an alloy of iron and silicon. Its CAS number is 8049-17-0. The average silicon content varies between 15 and 90 wt%. It contains a high proportion of iron...
Article - 16 Feb 2002
The only material that is practically used for electron emitters is tungsten. Although there are other electropositive metals that yield higher emission rates, tungsten has an extremely low vapor...
Article - 18 Apr 2006
This paper presents the status of Materials Engineering research and education in the Philippines in line with the objective of establishing a network for research.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Bicomponent extrusion is a novel process for producing ceramic fibres with distinct core and sheath phases. These materials have potential use in metal and ceramic matrix composites and have the...