Article - 17 Jan 2007
This article explores some of the selection criteria/properties and ceramics suited to various applications.
Article - 1 Aug 2006
A method for preparing sodium aluminate from basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) is presented. By this method, crystalline sodium aluminate could be obtained under mild conditions by heating sodium dawsonite...
Article - 13 Sep 2002
Time to market is becoming an increasingly significant factor in the success of a product, apart from cost and quality. A major contributor to product development cycles is the time required to make...
News - 15 Jun 2004
New valve technologies for car engines could make a real difference in terms of fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. With some expert help from Chinese friends, researchers have breathed new...
News - 16 Aug 2011
Hydro's technology center in Årdal, Norway, is installing a unit to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from the flue gas from aluminium production. The unit will reduce annual emissions of SO2 from...
News - 23 Jul 2009
Aluminium foams have a porous structure that makes them excellent materials to absorb sound, impacts and vibrations. Their metallic nature allows their use as electromagnetic shields and makes them...
News - 25 Jul 2011
Alcoa Architectural Products is now launching its latest product, the Reynobond Reynolux with EcoClean, which is an aluminum cladding panel having the capacity to both self-clean and clean the...
News - 8 Dec 2011
New three-dimensional transistors made from tiny indium-gallium-arsenide nanowires can help engineers design lighter laptops and more efficient, compact and faster integrated circuits.
News - 29 Jun 2006
Rust never sleeps, in the words of songwriter Neil Young. But, if materials scientists cannot put corrosion into a deep slumber perhaps there is a way to produce smart materials that can heal...
News - 16 Sep 2009
Most of the world's leading automobile manufacturers are unveiling their newest models at the International Motor Show 2009 in Frankfurt. Hydro is right in front, delivering lightweight aluminium...