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  • Article - 21 Feb 2001
    The high pressure turbine is a specialty item. Materials such as superalloys, intermetallics and ceramic matrix composites are considered, as is the use of thermal barrier coatings.
  • Article - 15 Feb 2001
    This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
  • Article - 14 Feb 2001
    Refractories are defined and aspects such as refractoriness, operating conditions, porosity and forms are explored. Their application in furnace linings is also explained.
  • Article - 12 Feb 2001
    Reaction bonded silicon nitride is made by heating a compact of silicon powder under nitrogen gas. It has excellent thermo-mechanical properties and is often used in high thermal shock applications.
  • Article - 6 Feb 2001
    Silicon nitride (Si3N4) comes in forms such as reaction bonded, sintered and hot pressed. Excellent thermo mechanical properties have seen this material used for engine parts, bearings, metal...
  • Article - 6 Feb 2001
    Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
  • Article - 13 Nov 2000
    Extreme hardness, low density and excellent thermal shock resistance are properties that make sintered silicon carbide suited to applications in industries including: automotive; ballistics; heat...