Article - 20 Sep 2005
Porous Si3N4 ceramics with different pore morphologies have been fabricated, utilizing organic whiskers and starch as the fugitive agents. The effect of the various pore types on mechanical...
Article - 29 Jul 2004
Researchers at McGill University have developed a new process for producing carbon nanotubes. The process has potential to be scaled up to commercial levels and is based on thermal process technology....
Article - 20 Feb 2004
Nickel oxide (NiO) is a refractory material that has a range of applications that are outlined herein. Some properties are also listed.
Article - 6 May 2003
The world's highest resolution microscope has been built in Daresbury, UK. It is able to resolve single atoms and uses aberration correction devices which are described herein. Areas of application...
Article - 30 Apr 2003
The mechanical, physical and thermal properties of zirconia stabilised with yttria non-woven fabrics or felts are provided. Typical applications are also listed.
Article - 11 Feb 2003
Osmium is a member of the platinum group of metals. Its abundance, occurence, extraction and applications are outlined. Mechanical, physical, electrical, thermal and atomic properties are also...
Article - 31 Jan 2003
Rhodium is a refractory metal. Its occurrence, and typical properties such as electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties are listed.
Article - 7 Nov 2002
Saffil is a high alumina (96%) ceramic fibre. It has excellent high temperature properties and good chemical resistance to most environments. Furnace linings/insulation is the most common application...
Article - 1 Oct 2002
Vanadium is a bright white, soft, ductile metal. It most commonly used in steels such as rust resistant, spring and high speed tool steels. Its occurrence, production, toxicity, properties and other...
Article - 12 Sep 2002
The discover, occurence and production of yttrium are outlined. Key properties are covered and applications of the pure metal and important ytrrium-containing compounds are described. A detialed...