Article - 13 Jun 2012
Russian Chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, who developed the periodic table, predicted that a new element will be discovered to fill an empty spot in the table. In 1886AD, Germanium was discovered by German...
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 - 19 Dec 2005
SiAlON ST is an alloy of silicon nitride and aluminum oxide combining beneficial properties of both materials. SiAlON ST is uniquely qualified for non-ferrous molten metal applications and high wear...
Article - 19 May 2005
Apart from the commercial reasons for choosing stainless steel as a material, like heat and corrosion resistance, another advantage is its fabrication properties. Fabrication techniques, handling and...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
SiAlON bonded silcon carbide materials are used for refractory applications. The manufacture, bonding mechanism and applications of these materials are briefly outlined.
Article - 21 Jan 2002
All aspects of tungsten carbide are touched on including history and development, consumption, coatings, grain sizes and applications such as mining and cutting tools, wear parts and fine drills.
Article - 16 Aug 2001
Non-oxide ceramics such as silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminium nitride and titanium diboride posess unique properties that allow them to perform under extreme conditions.
Article - 6 Mar 2001
Consists of silicon carbide bonded with silicon nitride, formed during a nitriding process. Key properties of this material are high operating temperature and strength, excellent wear and thermal...
Article - 29 May 2015
H.C. Starck provides niobium crucibles designed for use in the manufacture of synthetic diamonds, which can be used in a broad range of applications.
Article - 10 Dec 2008
Ceramic tubes are typically used in applications where resistance to corrosion is a requirement. Sialons are alloys of silicon nitride and are characterised by excellent thermal stability and are...