Article - 6 Dec 2005
In this work a clay is treated with oxalic acid. The oxalic acid has shown the best efficiencies in the kaolin whitening. In this work, the clay was characterized by X-ray diffraction, atomic...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Graphite is a distinct material, displaying properties of both metals and non-metals. It is typically grayish-black in color, opaque, and has a radiant black sheen.
Article - 3 Oct 2001
Mullite is the mineralogical name for the only chemically stable intermediate phase in the SiO2–Al2O3 system. The mineral rarely occurs in its natural form, and can be found on the Isle of Mull off...
Article - 31 May 2001
Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
Article - 9 Mar 2016
The development and commercialization of photovoltaic (PV) cells is being carried out rapidly. Manufacturers of wafer cells and modules are expected to manufacture panels that are extremely reliable...
Article - 14 Jul 2011
Manufacturers of solar cells need to make sure their products are of the highest quality. To check this they carry out microstructural examinations. This article describes how to prepare samples for...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Geopolymers are materials similar to Portland cement but made from natural aluminosilicates. Geopolymers made from industrial byproducts like flyash and blast furnace slag may be used to encase...
Article - 3 May 2007
Particulate materials are used in all manner of applications, many of which are encountered day to day.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 9 Nov 2010
In the present work, titania thin films were prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis using glass substrates at the deposition temperatures of 300°, 325°, 350, 375°, and 400°C.