Article - 1 Dec 2007
The basic steps in the manufacture of sialon ceramics (and many other advanced ceramics such as alumina, zirconia and silicon nitride) can be split into 3 main stages and an optional fourth stage....
Article - 5 May 2006
This article discusses three techniques that can be used to improve the ability of optical emission spectrometers to detect and quantify large wear particles in lubricating oil. They are an acid...
Article - 22 Sep 2005
Much effort and funding by the government and private sectors are being allocated towards making Malaysia as a centre of education in South East Asia region. The various universities and colleges in...
Article - 24 Jun 2002
Aluminium cans have been in existence since 1960. Developments since then are outlined, as are the effects of competition such as PET and glass packaging.
Article - 30 May 2002
Macor is a machinable glass ceramic. Recommendations for cutting, sawing, turning, drilling, milling, tapping, grinding and polishing are provided.
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 - 21 Jan 2002
A comprehensive overview of tungsten including history, occurrence, deposits, supply, mining and benficiation, prising, processing, recycling, toxicity and applications.
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
Article - 31 May 2019
As one of the world's leading producers of road planing pick, Element Six provides a high-quality range that can be used in road maintenance & planing.
Article - 28 Nov 2018
This article discusses mild and high strength low alloy (HSLA) steel.