Article - 22 Jun 2011
High product quality with low energy consumption is the key objective of successful cement production these days.
Article - 3 May 2002
Mortar is the material that holds bricks together in a brick structure such as a wall. Topics such as colour, batching, lime addition, other additives and the types of mortar joints that can be...
Article - 23 Sep 2005
To explore the possibility of effective reutilization of sewage sludge into cement kiln process, characterization of clinkering reaction was carried out using P2O5 and Cl additions. This experiment...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Glass is term used to describe various non-crystalline solids. It encompasses materials such as vitreous silica, sodium silicate, crystal, borosilicate, opal, phosphate and chalcogenide glasses as...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Calcium (Ca) is placed in group IIA of the periodic table along with St, Ba and Ra. The name calcium is derived from the Latin word “calas” meaning lime, which was known as early as the first...
Article - 3 May 2007
Particulate materials are used in all manner of applications, many of which are encountered day to day.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The SHS technique has greater potential for producing cheap sialon materials. The á-sialon powder synthesized from slag displays properties suitable for the preparation of ceramics. The as-sintered...
Article - 26 May 2006
One of the serious problems in Japan is the disposition of garbage and wastes because of the shortage of waste disposal sites. The recycling technology of sludge from water purification plant was...
Article - 13 Mar 2002
Concrete has been around since 5600BC. Developments since then are outlined including the discovery of portland cement. The composition and hydration or 'curing' of portland cements are explained as...
Article - 13 Jun 2012
To form safe, dependable and flexible fire and heat resistant barriers for thermal insulation, a range of fabrics and textiles such as fiberglass, Silica, Kevlar®, Nomex®, amongst others can be...