Article - 13 Jun 2009
Rietveld analysis emerged as a routine tool in quantitative phase analysis of crystalline powder samples.
Article - 1 Dec 2007
International Syalons Syalon 101 is the first of the Si-Al-O-N (sialon) family of ceramic materials which has been developed, characterised and is now being carefully manufactured to ensure quality...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 16 Dec 2005
McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high quality refractory tubes and sheaths. They offer high purity alumina, mullite and partially stabilized zirconia tubing. Rods,...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
Article - 18 Feb 2003
One of the attractive properties of aluminium is its ability to be recycled. Reasons why it is recycled are covered as are recycling rates, how it is separated from other building materials for...
Article - 9 Aug 2002
The issues involved with the establishment of a pan-European set of standards covering gas cylinders is explored. Such things are materials, design, testing and inspection are all covered.
Article - 28 May 2001
Processes such as plasma spraying, flame spraying and high velocity oxy-fuel spraying are briefly explained. Applications such as surface protection, wear and corrosion resistance, microelectronics,...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Diamond is the hardest material known to man. It also has other properties that make it a useful engineering material such as a low co-efficient of friction and high thermal conductivity. As such it...
Article - 5 Nov 2008
This article provides examples of industries and applications that can benefit from the use of advanced ceramic components. IN many cases advanced ceramics can replace more traditional materials and...