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
Article - 28 Mar 2002
In 1803, Wollaston discovered the palladium metal. It occurs along with other metals belonging to the platinum group in Placer deposits in Australia, Russia, Ethiopia, North America, and South...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Catalysts are used in chemical processes to alter the mechanisms of chemical reactions. They provide an energetically favorable pathway, speeding up reactions that would typically be very slow or...
Article - 21 Jan 2002
A comprehensive overview of tungsten including history, occurrence, deposits, supply, mining and benficiation, prising, processing, recycling, toxicity and applications.
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
Article - 18 Oct 2009
The nobility of gold and its resistance to surface oxidation (which would hinder the operation of nano-scale technologies and devices based on other metals) is one important material characteristic.
Article - 1 Aug 2006
A method for preparing sodium aluminate from basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) is presented. By this method, crystalline sodium aluminate could be obtained under mild conditions by heating sodium dawsonite...
Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene or buckytubes, covering the discovery, structure, properties, production and applications.
Article - 31 Jul 2002
Chemical vapour deposition is a technique whereby gaseous reactants can be deposited onto a substrate. There are several variations in the basic technique which can be used to deposit a wide range of...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
Rhenium is one of the densest materials and has one of the highest melting points of all materials. It is produced as a by-product of copper smelting and has many useful properties. Its occurrence,...