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 - 16 Aug 2002
Thermal spraying is not a new method. Developed in 1912 in Switzerland, this method is well-established and extensively used.
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...
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 - 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 - 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 - 7 Feb 2001
This article provides an overview of pure copper and the major copper low alloyed grades and applications.