Article - 9 Mar 2016
The development and commercialization of photovoltaic (PV) cells is being carried out rapidly. Manufacturers of wafer cells and modules are expected to manufacture panels that are extremely reliable...
Article - 6 Dec 2013
SCERAM has been distributing ceramic tubes and quartz tubes for furnaces for more than four decades and stocks Alumina tubes, Quartz tubes, as well as Mullite tubes in porous and impervious versions...
Article - 29 Sep 2010
Once you have confidence in your nanoindenter, you are then ready to test your own specimen. The impact of surface roughness, sample preparation, sample mounting, oxide layers, positioing and thermal...
Article - 4 Mar 2010
Conceptual design for the X43-A, a reusable hypersonic aerospace vehicle that would utilize UHTC leading edges and control surfaces.
Article - 8 Jun 2006
Diffusion of cations in high-temperature oxidation of ceramic matrix composites dispersed with metallic particles is discussed in this paper. Inward diffusion of oxygen passing though oxidized zone...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
Oxidation behavior of MgO-based composites with 5 vol% Ni particles was investigated at high temperatures in air. The oxidized zone consisted of (Mg,Ni)O solid solution. Growth of the oxidized region...
Article - 16 Sep 2003
Alumina ceramics are used in orthopaedic implants. Typical properties and predicted performance of these materials are discussed. Reasons for its suitability and applications are also covered.
Article - 31 Jan 2020
Laser-based welding uses rapid cooling and heating cycles. Nanoindentation studies of welded materials such as stainless steel are used for quality assurance.
Article - 4 Sep 2019
This article discusses the characterization of surface information in manufacturing metrology.
Article - 17 Jul 2018
A superalloy is a material that has been specially designed to conserve high creep resistance and strength when used at high temperatures. Currently, these are made of complex materials which are...