Article - 6 Jan 2004
Sialons are hard ceramic materials consisting of silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and alumina. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are all listed.
Article - 30 Apr 2003
The mechanical, physical and thermal properties of zirconia stabilised with yttria non-woven fabrics or felts are provided. Typical applications are also listed.
Article - 10 May 2002
Gelling materials together in the green state is the main purpose of a refractory binder.
News - 6 May 2004
Bessemer Gold Medal
For outstanding services to the steel industry, awarded to Professor R J Fruehan, US Steel Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Article - 22 Mar 2002
Clay based bricks naturally expand over a period of years after they have been manufactured.
Article - 17 Dec 2001
Superconducting Magnetic Storage Energy Systems store energy within a magnet and release it within a fraction of a cycle in the event of a loss of line power. How they work, how fast they recharge,...
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Although ceramics have many beneficial properties, all-ceramic machines are rare, hence, the joining of ceramics to other materials is a vital technology. Methods vary from simple to mechanical means...
Article - 27 Nov 2001
This article covers statistics associated with retreaded tyres usage during 2000, as well as the benefits associated with their use, safety features and economic benefits.
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 - 25 Sep 2001
Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...