Anton Paar was established in 1922 as a one-man locksmith’s workshop. Today, over 3200 employees worldwide develop, produce and distribute highly accurate laboratory instruments and...
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...
Article - 14 Feb 2001
Refractories are defined and aspects such as refractoriness, operating conditions, porosity and forms are explored. Their application in furnace linings is also explained.
Article - 1 Oct 2018
Over the last several years, a surge in the production of novel ceramic materials, as well as advancements in the processing techniques for these materials, has allowed researchers to control and...
Article - 3 Apr 2018
Wasted heat energy means wasted dollars. This is why effective heat management is of the upmost importance when manufacturing high-temperature applications.
Article - 10 Oct 2014
Professor Andrew Alderson, Principle Research Fellow at the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to AZoM about his work with Auxetic Materials,...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Porous Si3N4 ceramics with different pore morphologies have been fabricated, utilizing organic whiskers and starch as the fugitive agents. The effect of the various pore types on mechanical...
Article - 26 Mar 2002
Several factors affect fire spreading in domestic fires such as ignition, thermal inertia, heat release rates and smoke and gas generation by materials present. The measurement of heat release rates...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...
Article - 31 May 2001
Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...