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  • Article - 15 Oct 2001
    Mullites main uses are in refractories and ceramic bodies where it contributes properties such as thermal shock resistance, volume stability and hot strength. It is an aluminosilicate material rarely...
  • Article - 3 Oct 2001
    Mullite is the mineralogical name for the only chemically stable intermediate phase in the SiO2–Al2O3 system. The mineral rarely occurs in its natural form, and can be found on the Isle of Mull off...
  • 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 - 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 - 12 Feb 2001
    Reaction bonded silicon nitride is made by heating a compact of silicon powder under nitrogen gas. It has excellent thermo-mechanical properties and is often used in high thermal shock applications.
  • Article - 9 Feb 2001
    Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
  • Article - 26 Jul 2001
    This article provides details on how aluminium nitride is produced, key properties and its applications, including microelectronics.
  • Article - 3 Apr 2001
    Sintered silicon nitride (Si3NA) can only be densified without pressure with the addition of sintering aids such as magnesia, yttria or alumina.
  • Article - 6 Feb 2001
    Silicon nitride (Si3N4) comes in forms such as reaction bonded, sintered and hot pressed. Excellent thermo mechanical properties have seen this material used for engine parts, bearings, metal...
  • Article - 6 Feb 2001
    Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.