Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
Article - 21 Sep 2011
Silicone rubber is a thermoset elastomer having a backbone made up of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms and methyl or vinyl side groups. In this study the vulcanization behaviour of liquid silicone...
Article - 14 Jul 2011
Manufacturers of solar cells need to make sure their products are of the highest quality. To check this they carry out microstructural examinations. This article describes how to prepare samples for...
Article - 10 Jan 2010
The nuclear industry is at the eye of a perfect storm with fuel oil and natural gas prices near record highs, worldwide energy demands increasing at an alarming rate, and increased concerns about...
Article - 15 Jun 2009
This detailed account provides information on the mechanical, thermal, electrical and chemical properties of MACOR. Also included are details on machining such as sawing, turning, milling, drilling,...
Article - 25 Oct 2008
MACOR gives you the performance of a technical ceramic with the versatility of a high performance plastic. MACOR glass ceramic is an outstanding engineering material and is machinable with ordinary...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
Hot pressed alumina 5vol% silicon carbide nanocomposite were fabricated. Sintering temperature influences grain size and wear mechanisms. Triboloigcal behaviour was compared to monolithic alumina and...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
Porous silicon carbide candle-type filters suitable for the condition of pressurized fluidized-bed combustion (PFBC) operations were prepared by several processes. Filtering characteristics of the...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Precipitation hardening steels can be supplied in a readily machineable condition. After fabrication, a single, low temperature heat treatment can dramatically increase the strength of the...
Article - 5 Mar 2003
Polyetheretherketone is ahigh performance thermoplastic that is strong, stiff, hard and has high temperature resistance. Other properties such as electrical, mechanical, physical, thermal and chemical...