Article - 19 Dec 2011
Titanium nitride is of great interest for structural applications owing to its high wear resistance and good thermal stability associated with high hardness and high corrosion resistance.
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 - 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 - 21 Feb 2001
Ceramic springs have been around as scientific novelty items since the 1970s, produced by a special processing technology. An early example, made at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in the UK in the...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
A comprehensive overview of the powder injection moulding process. Aspects covered include, the process, raw materials, advantages, formulation and binder related issues and the market for metal and...
Article - 20 Aug 2009
An improved gel-casting procedure was successfully exploited to produce porous ceramic bodies based on two commercial powders, TM-DAR Taimicron alumina and TOSOH TZ-3YS zirconia, with controlled...
Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...
Article - 31 Aug 2004
The thixotropic casting process is explained and likened to the more common slip casting process. Its application to ceramic matrix composites is also explained.
Article - 19 Nov 2010
In this work, cup-type newly developed diamond-grinding-wheels with various amounts of abrasive grain on wheel surfaces are used to grind sapphire. The effects of abrasive grains and surface roughness...
News - 2 Jun 2005
Materials scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a chemical process that adds a promising new dimension to the search for advanced catalyst...