News - 22 Jun 2010
Siemens has received an order from PT Krakatau Steel, Cilegon, Indonesia, to completely modernize its slab steel works no. 1.
The purpose of the project is to both increase the production capacity...
News - 5 Jun 2007
Hydro will showcase advanced products and share market outlooks at the upcoming GIFA 2007 international foundry trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany.
GIFA, which is 12-16 June, is the single most...
News - 8 Apr 2005
In September 2004 Mitsui Mining Company of Tokyo commissioned Uhde GmbH of Dortmund, Germany, and the Japanese company Otto Corporation of Tokyo to build a new coke oven battery. The new coke oven...
Article - 24 Jan 2020
AZoMaterials spoke to Ben Melrose, Technical Director at International Syalons, about the grades of sialons that exist, why sialon is the answer to the problem of producing complex shapes with...
Article - 9 Jan 2006
A geopolymer was prepared by dissolving metakaolinite in a solution of K2SiO3 and KOH and curing at 80C for 24 h. The open porosity of the material was ~38% at 1000C, which is sufficiently porous for...
Article - 12 Jul 2002
The thixotropic casting process for ceramics is briefly described and compared to other similar processes.
Article - 2 May 2002
Colloidal silica consists of a stable suspension of tiny silica particles. It has many applications such as refractories, investment casting, abrasives, surfactants, high temperature binders etc
News - 14 Nov 2012
Fairey Filtration Systems has now officially been renamed Mantec Technical Ceramics and, within the wider Mantec Group, sits alongside those other companies at the 8000m2 Stoke-on-Trent headquarters...
News - 15 Feb 2011
A Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) is the combination of metallic phases/matrices (plastics, metals, etc) armored/reinforced with fibers, wires, gases, and other materials.
MMCs were developed for...
Article - 8 Apr 2020
Glass production can be a costly process, and cost savings can be made with the crucibles used, but it is important to select the right crucible.