Article - 9 Nov 2009
Aluminium smelting utilises the Hall-Héroult process of extracting aluminium metal from its oxide, alumina. This article outlines where the process can benefit from the use of SiAlON ceramics and the...
Article - 6 Dec 2007
Sialon heater/riser tubes manufactured by International Syalons offer long life, improved process reliability and are cost effective. Find out more.
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...
Article - 1 Aug 2011
The Thermcraft transparent tube furnace allows users to visually check how their processes are reacting while at operating temperatures. The design, construction and applications of this unique...
Article - 4 Apr 2018
This article discusses the TransTemp Transparent Tube Furnace and some of the factors which need consideration when specifying a new electrical resistance heated furnace.
Article - 13 Jan 2012
The lab needs a new furnace. There are a number of points that need to be considered while purchasing a new electrical resistance heated furnace. The article provides a guide to buying the right...
Article - 7 Sep 2018
Aluminum (Al) is an abundant element, in up to 8% of the earth’s crust and appears ubiquitously in the supply chain of consumable goods.
Article - 12 Aug 2014
This article discusses the key features and specifications of eXPRESS-Line Furnaces offered by Thermcraft, a manufacturer of bespoke furnaces and ovens for laboratory and industrial purposes.
Article - 1 Jun 2016
The use of thermal oils has been shown to be extremely safe in a variety of industries, but despite this fact, it is very difficult to prevent fires from occurring in these systems.
Article - 29 May 2001
Invar has the lowest thermal expansion of any known metal or alloy from room temperature up to 230?C. Special low expansion and sealing alloy grades are available. Applications include thermostats,...