Article - 19 Nov 2010
CMP pad was fabricated by a pulsed electric current sintering method. The attachment of diamond grains after sintering was investigated to obtain a minimum requirement of TiC layer for a stronger...
Article - 17 Feb 2010
Petrography is a branch of petrology that focuses on the study of rocks and minerals. Buehler offers a range of tools and instruments for the characterization of these materials. Sample preparation...
Article - 20 Jul 2009
Smaller packaged circuits and components create heat which affects the reliability and life of numerous electronic devices.
Article - 26 Nov 2008
When higher thermal shock, more spall resistance and lower permanent expansion upon heating is required, Solid Boron Nitride Grade HP is a superior solid grade for formulations of lower than 1,000°C....
Article - 24 Nov 2008
The highly exceptional characteristics of Solid Boron Nitride make it ideal for fixture or jig materials for sealing or brazing operations in induction, vacuum and atmosphere furnaces; for molten...
Article - 23 May 2006
New high-temperature materials are required to increase energy conversion efficiency of thermal cycles such as gas turbine engines. To use Functionally graded materials (FGMs) at high temperatures,...
Article - 6 Jan 2004
Sialons are hard ceramic materials consisting of silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and alumina. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are all listed.
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of alumina are supplied. Properties are also supplied for alumina fibre. Applications of alumina are also outlined.
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Component production using powder metallurgy is described. Processes involved are compaction (unixial pressing), sintering, sizing and finishing operations such as machining, heat treatment and...