Article - 9 Jan 2006
A geopolymer was prepared by dissolving metakaolinite in a solution of K2SiO3 and KOH and curing at 80C for 24 h. The open porosity of the material was ~38% at 1000C, which is sufficiently porous for...
Article - 30 May 2003
With the impending launch of the the Porsche Carrera GT, one of the worlds fastest raod going vehicles, Porsche have revealed some of the exotic materials that enable supercar performance figures to...
Article - 30 May 2002
Macor is a machinable glass ceramic. Recommendations for cutting, sawing, turning, drilling, milling, tapping, grinding and polishing are provided.
Article - 16 Apr 2018
Throughout the quality assurance fields within both scientific research and industry, many companies endeavor to continually improve the performance of their products.
Article - 27 Jul 2011
The HIPing process uses high temperatures & pressures to densify engineering ceramics; the advantages of which are discussed in this article.
Article - 19 Aug 2009
Wheel-loading is one of the prime factors that determine the grindability of the grinding wheel. It can lead to an increase in grinding forces and grinding temperature to a level which causes...
Article - 17 Jan 2007
Today’s advanced ceramics offer powerful physical, thermal and electrical properties that make them suited to a range of applications. This article explores some of the selection criteria/properties...
Article - 15 Sep 2016
To analyze the effects of particle size on nano-crystalline materials, a method where the particle size can be adjusted is required
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Once confined to the world of Star Trek, transparent aluminum is now very much a reality, and can have significant real-world applications.
Article - 9 Nov 2010
Pure corundum (Al2O3) is a rare mineral, perfectly colourless and transparent. Small amounts of metallic elements such as chromium, iron, titanium or vanadium can substitute for aluminium in the...