Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 8 Apr 2020
Glass production can be a costly process, and cost savings can be made with the crucibles used, but it is important to select the right crucible.
Article - 4 Aug 2019
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3), also known as alumina can be used as alumina particles for abrasive applications. This article discusses the benefits.
Article - 23 Nov 2008
Shapal-M?is a new type of machinable ceramic and combines a high thermal conductivity with a high mechanical strength. It also has good heat resistance and an extremely low coefficient of thermal...
Article - 18 May 2012
Coordinatively unsaturated aluminum ions on the surface of commercially available high purity a-Al2O3 powders produced by three different processes were evaluated by diffuse reflectance infrared...
News - 17 Nov 2010
Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2011 World Chlor-Alkali Analysis, an annual global study that covers historical trends and future projections for supply,...
Article - 20 Dec 2011
Glasses display both the properties of supercooled liquids and crystalline materials but with properties that are different to both.
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 23 Apr 2001
Aluminium is one of the most abundant elements in the earths crust. The extraction, refining and environmental impacts of these processes are considered, as are recycling, and future product and...
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...