Article - 6 Feb 2001
Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
Article - 9 Mar 2004
3D Systems Corp have developed a photoreactive epoxy resin for use in stereolithography. The new product is designed for use by jewellery manufacturers for making design models and patterns, including...
Article - 25 Oct 2018
This article discusses how to evaluate the optical properties of natural gemstones and diamonds.
News - 4 May 2020
Crystals can be made artificially but a lot of energy is used to melt the ingredients together, and this can make them expensive. This problem can be overcome by using appropriate solvents. Called the...
News - 10 Sep 2013
BASF Corporation will exhibit many of its automotive technologies at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 2013 Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) taking place at the Suburban...
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Manganese is a pinkish-gray, chemically active element with Mn as its symbol. It belongs to group 7, periodic number 4 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 25.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Silicon is synthesized commercially by heating carbon and silica in an electric furnace, using carbon electrodes.
Article - 30 Mar 2017
This article discusses how spectroscopy can be used to determine whether an emerald is natural or synthetic.