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...
Article - 3 May 2007
Particulate materials are used in all manner of applications, many of which are encountered day to day.
Article - 2 Feb 2006
Surface area helps to determine such things as how solids burn, dissolve, and react with other materials.
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.