Article - 15 Dec 2005
Aluminas (Al2O3) are generally more chemically resistant, harder, stronger and more refractory than mullite. McDanel Ceramic Technologies offer a range of grades of alumina, and the applications that...
Article - 10 May 2002
Many different types of aggregates are used in refractory compositions. Thermal stability, corrosion resistance and hot strength determine what aggregaates are suitable for an application. Bauxite,...
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Although ceramics have many beneficial properties, all-ceramic machines are rare, hence, the joining of ceramics to other materials is a vital technology. Methods vary from simple to mechanical means...
Article - 18 May 2012
Coordinatively unsaturated aluminum ions on the surface of commercially available high purity a-Al2O3 powders produced by three different processes were evaluated by diffuse reflectance infrared...
Article - 9 Feb 2007
Morgan Advanced Ceramics manufacture laser components for CO2 lasers from high purity alumina materials including laser wave guides. They have all the equipment required to produce components up to 1m...
Article - 2 Mar 2006
Alumina is one of the most general-purpose technical ceramics. All aluminas are very hard and wear resistant, with high compressive strength.
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 - 19 Dec 2013
For attenuated total reflection (ATR) for FTIR sampling, the beam angle of incidence (AOI) needs to be greater compared to the critical angle, which is described as sin-1 (n2/n1) where n2 and n1 are...
Article - 16 Sep 2003
Alumina ceramics are used in orthopaedic implants. Typical properties and predicted performance of these materials are discussed. Reasons for its suitability and applications are also covered.
News - 30 Jan 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new report "Hard & Superhard Materials: Forecasts to 2018" to their offering.
This report analyzes the world market for hard and...