Article - 2 Mar 2006
Sapphire is an anisotropic, rhombohedral crystal, so therefore non-uniformly dimensioned. This article examines it's formation & properties.
Article - 20 Dec 2005
McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies produce alumina and sialon raw materialsin a range of different compositions. Physical and mechanical properties are described for 3 commercially available...
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 - 21 Sep 2005
Excessive grinding forces acting on grinding surfaces cause defects during grinding of fragile materials. A new grinding system (regulated force feeding, RFF) has been developed in order to minimize...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The SHS technique has greater potential for producing cheap sialon materials. The á-sialon powder synthesized from slag displays properties suitable for the preparation of ceramics. The as-sintered...
Article - 24 Nov 2004
Researchers at NIST have succeeded in growing single crystal zinc oxide nanowires on a sapphire substrate. Using Gold particles they are able to control the orientation of the nanowires. Posted...
Article - 28 Jun 2004
Nanobyk additives from Nanophase Technology and BYK-Chemie are nano-sized alumina suspensions designed to be added to UV coatings. They were designed to improve the scratch and wear resistance of UV...
Article - 25 Mar 2004
Electron microscopy and x-ray mapping can be used to investigate the elemental distribution in materials like ceramic matrix composites. Ion beam milling can be used to enhance these techniques as...
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Alumina/Silica Al2O3 80/SiO2 20 is a ceramic fibre material used for composites and thermal insulation. Physical and thermal properties are listed.
Article - 26 Aug 2003
Aremcolox 502-1400-FF is a high density, 96% alumina, fully fired material suited to use as a burner nozzle. Other properties include high mechanical strength, electrical resistance and abrsaion...