Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Porous Si3N4 ceramics with different pore morphologies have been fabricated, utilizing organic whiskers and starch as the fugitive agents. The effect of the various pore types on mechanical...
Article - 13 Sep 2002
Time to market is becoming an increasingly significant factor in the success of a product, apart from cost and quality. A major contributor to product development cycles is the time required to make...
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Laser forming is a deposition process which can produce titanium parts directly from CAD drawings. It has advantages over casting and machining in certain applications. The process, advantages,...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
There are several different types of zirconia such as partially stabilised versions and tetragonal zirconia polycrystals.
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
This article provides a comprehensive introduction into the process of injection moulding of plastics. It covers the various stages in the process and also looks at design parameters.
Article - 20 Apr 2013
Magnesium is a strong, silvery-white, light weight metal that tarnishes slightly when exposed to air. It is easy to ignite when powdered or made into thin strips. Magnesium WE43A-T6 alloy has good...
Article - 29 Dec 2006
Six quaternary alloys Al-6Si-3Cu-xMg were produced by melt spinning using two different tangential speeds of the copper wheel and characterized using optical microscopy (OM), scanning electron...