Article - 21 Sep 2005
Hot pressed alumina 5vol% silicon carbide nanocomposite were fabricated. Sintering temperature influences grain size and wear mechanisms. Triboloigcal behaviour was compared to monolithic alumina and...
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Cellulose fibres are also knhown as Rayon or Viscose and films as Cellophane. Chemical, electrical, mechanical and physical properties are listed for regenerated cellulose. Data is also provided for...
Article - 22 May 2003
Chemical, physical and thermal properties are provided for polyaramid polymetaphenylene isophthalamide, also known as Nomex. Applications and availabel forms are also detailed.
Article - 7 Feb 2003
Germanium is a metalloid element and member of the carbon group of elements. Its occurrence, abundance, extraction and applications our outlined. Physical, mechanical, electrical, thermal and atomic...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
Once a cathodic protection system has been implemented, maintaining the system is of great importance. Outlined are recommended monitoring and maintenance schedules and actions to be taken based on...
Article - 21 Aug 2002
Gunning is becoming a viable alternative to ramming for plastic refractories.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 11 Apr 2001
Sialons are a family of ceramics consisting of silicon, aluminium, oxygen and nitrogen with applications in the automotive and matallurgical fields.