Article - 8 Jul 2003
Red mud is a by-product of bauxite processing via the Bayer process. Described herein is a process that converts the red mud into mineral products that can be used for commercial applications.
Article - 3 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what kind of aluminium is recycled, how it is processed, what it gets made into or how much is recycled? This article addresses all these issues, with a focus on the European...
Article - 9 Nov 2009
Aluminium smelting utilises the Hall-Héroult process of extracting aluminium metal from its oxide, alumina. This article outlines where the process can benefit from the use of SiAlON ceramics and the...
Article - 15 Jun 2006
The removal of transition metal impurities is essential in producing high-conductivity aluminium for wire and cable applications.
Article - 13 Jun 2012
To form safe, dependable and flexible fire and heat resistant barriers for thermal insulation, a range of fabrics and textiles such as fiberglass, Silica, Kevlar®, Nomex®, amongst others can be...
Article - 11 Dec 2002
With an increasing amount of computer and electronic scrap being generated technologies have had to be developed to recycle and deal with these materials. Some of these technologies are described for...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Fonderie Saguenay specializes in the production of custom castings in gray and ductle cast iron. They are able to produce castings to suit all of your specific requirements. Examples fo the types of...
Article - 18 Dec 2001
Gallium is present as a trace element in germanite, sphalerite, diaspore, coal, and bauxite. Although this metal occurs naturally in approximately the same amount as lead, it is extensively dissipated...
Article - 21 Jan 2020
Technical ceramics, also known as advanced ceramics, offer previously unmatched materials for several manufacturing processes. Their unique thermal, electrical, and physical properties have been...
Article - 9 Apr 2013
Tantalum (Ta) is a material in high demand, especially for aerospace and electronics applications. The transition metal with atomic number 73 is a very hard substance with high electrical and heat...