Article - 18 Oct 2005
YAG was synthesised using a spray drying based novel processing route. This novel route decreased considerably the processing times. Powders produced consisted of agglomerates of micron-size...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
News - 3 Sep 2004
Want a tennis racket that propels balls faster than a race car or a sturdy ship hull that never rusts? Finding the recipes for such remarkable materials-called amorphous metals-should be easier using...
Article - 11 Oct 2001
There are several surface coating technologies available for tool steels. These surface coatings are used in applications such as drills, taps, reamers, shank cutters, bore cutters, dies, and milling...
Article - 31 Oct 2018
This article discusses the role of refractory cements and moldables in the aluminum industry.
Article - 8 Jul 2014
Glass ceramic materials were first developed at the Corning Glass Works and share properties of both the parent glass material and polycrystalline materials.
Article - 1 Dec 2005
The thermal effusivity evolution as a function of time of aqueous emulsions made of sol-gel TiO2, was studied. Measurements of thermal effusivity were performed by the photoacoustic (PA) technique,...
News - 6 Oct 2004
While reports circulate about the possibility of another eruption of the Mt. St. Helens volcanic crater, engineers and scientists at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company continue to develop unique...
Article - 18 Oct 2002
Nuclear magnetic resonance is a materials characterisation technique which can be used to study the structural changes in ceramics at high temperatures. These changes and evolution at elevated...
News - 25 Apr 2016
High-quality energy storage materials can be obtained by growing them with as much surface area as possible. Similar to baking, this process requires an appropriate blend of a specific amount of...