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 - 24 Oct 2017
Amulya Das, Director of Business Development at Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., talks to AZoM about their vertical integration during the fabrication process of fabricated thermal insulation products.
Article - 12 Feb 2016
Demand continues to increase for aluminium in several sectors, including the automotive sector where reduced weight is significant for emission control.
Article - 10 Sep 2015
Tony Carroll, Aluminum Industry Sales and Product Development Manager at Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., talks to AZoM about reducing waste and improving process efficiency in the aluminum industry.
Article - 14 Jul 2014
People residing near industrial areas are affected by the gas plume released from nearby industrial plants in many ways. Since the gas cloud is able cover a large area, it is a challenging process to...
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...
Article - 4 Dec 2012
Aluminum is a silvery white metal and is insoluble in water under normal circumstances. After oxygen and silicon, aluminum is the third most abundant metal and in the earth’s crust it is the most...
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 - 28 Apr 2011
Secondary aluminium smelting differs from primary smelting in that it uses recycled aluminium from scrap, rather than refining it from ore. This article provides a selection guide for refractories for...
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...