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  • Article - 7 Nov 2001
    Glass is term used to describe various non-crystalline solids. It encompasses materials such as vitreous silica, sodium silicate, crystal, borosilicate, opal, phosphate and chalcogenide glasses as...
  • 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 - 24 Sep 2001
    Porous ceramic foams have emerged as a viable alternative to refractory ceramic fibres since they were classified as carcinogenic. Hi-Por is a ceramic foam that has similar properties to FCFs without...
  • Article - 27 Aug 2001
    Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Silicon is synthesized commercially by heating carbon and silica in an electric furnace, using carbon electrodes.
  • Article - 5 Jun 2001
    Porous silicon has semiconducting properties as well as displaying bioactivity. This makes it potentially a useful material for electronic implant devices. Properties and production are described.
  • 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 - 29 May 2001
    These materials combine the strength, hardness and wear resistance of carbon with the corrosion resistance and self lubricating properties of graphite. They can be impregnated with various materials...
  • Article - 30 Apr 2001
    Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...