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 - 27 Jun 2006
This article examines carbon nanotubes and buckytubes including a background to the development of nanotubes, applications and future developments
Article - 9 Jul 2002
Plasma-infrared processing is a coating technology suited to coating relatively large surfaces quickly. Using the worlds largest plasma arc lamp ORNL have developed the technique which can produce...
Article - 2 May 2011
Installing Emisshield STG-2 high emissivity coating in an electric arc furnace roof increased the time between rebuilds, lowering rebuild costs by 88% and in the process reduced energy costs. The...
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Plasma sprayed stabilised zirconia susceptors are being employed in fibre optic production over slip cast items.
Article - 23 Oct 2001
Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...
Article - 16 Aug 2002
Purecoat is a commercial thermal spray process used to deposit metal coatings. Using optimised parameters and spray conditions, it is able to produce coatings of higher quality than many other thermal...
Article - 9 Jun 2016
Condition monitoring programs mainly focus on assessing the wear condition of equipment. Wear particles will be generated by oil wetted equipment throughout its service life. The rate and nature of...
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
Article - 27 Feb 2018
This article takes a look at rolled and welded tubulars in stainless steels.