Article - 27 Sep 2002
Kinetic Metalization is a low-pressure metal coating process that produces dense coatings on metallic or ceramic substrates. The equipment required, coating process, flexibility of the technology and...
Article - 23 Apr 2018
The performance of CVD coatings can be affected by the base material that they are placed upon. The team at SilcoTek recently tested the compatibility of a range of materials and metals commonly used...
Article - 25 Oct 2005
A new type of triode field-emission display constructed by the ceramic cold emitter was designed and tested. The display had three electrodes, a ceramic cold emitter, extraction gate and accelerating...
Article - 25 Jun 2004
Applied NanoWorks have released nano-sized abrasives for use in applications such as chemical mechanical polishing (CMP). They have available silica, alumina, zirconia and ceria abrasives in water...
Article - 22 Mar 2018
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is a useful technique to address each of the requirements above, as this tool technique possesses various powerful techniques to study the thermal properties of...
Article - 16 Nov 2008
Alumina is the more common name of Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) and is a hard wearing material used for many applications. Aluminium oxide is an electrical insulator but has a relatively high thermal...
Article - 26 Apr 2007
This article looks at how to use spectroscopic ellipsometry to characterize the different optical properties of the Y2O3 film grown on amorphous glass substrate.
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...
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...