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  • Article - 12 Feb 2001
    Boron nitride comes in two forms, hexagonal and cubic boron nitrides. Both are syntheised in different ways. Hexagonal boron nitride is similar in many ways to graphite, while cubic boron nitride...
  • Article - 22 May 2007
    CiDRA Precision Service's customer base covers a wide breadth of companies and industries. They also offers more to their customers than just the highest quality machining available.
  • Article - 13 Jun 2002
    Pyrolytic carbon is biocompatible and thromboresistant. This combined with wear resistance, durability and strength make it an ideal material for artificial heart valves. The development of the...
  • Article - 2 May 2002
    Fused silica is an amorphous grade of silica known for its low thermal expansion and thermal shock resistance. It is made by melting high purity silica sands and has uses in refractories, investment...
  • Article - 21 Jan 2002
    A comprehensive overview of tungsten including history, occurrence, deposits, supply, mining and benficiation, prising, processing, recycling, toxicity and applications.
  • 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.