Article - 28 May 2001
Molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2), a refractory metal silicide, is mainly used as a heating element and has been recognized as a potential structural ceramic
Article - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Although beryllia is a toxic ceramic in powder form, it has a number of properties that make it useful in industries ranging from electronics, to nuclear applications through to military and...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
The benefits of PM superalloys over conventional superalloys are explored. It covers the nickel and titanium based superalloys and looks at future developments and directions.
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Excellent wear resistance, thermal shock resistance and high temperature properties make reaction bonded silicon carbide a logical choice for kiln and furnace furniture, wear and thrust bearings,...
Article - 26 Feb 2001
The different types of biomaterials and their classifications (inert, active and resorbable) are defined and key properties are given.
Article - 21 Feb 2001
Corrosion can be defined as the electrochemical reaction of a material with its environment which results in a degradation of the properties of the metal. It is a redox process.
Article - 30 May 2019
Four factors should be considered when selecting a PCD grade, including: chip and abrasion resistance, electro-discharge and grindability characteristics.
Article - 14 Feb 2019
This article discusses the differences between the GranuPack and the Densi-Tap.
Article - 18 Sep 2018
This article explores the concentration limits when measuring zeta potential in the Zetasizer Nano.