Article - 21 Feb 2010
Ultra-high temperature ceramics (UHTCs) are a class of materials that can be used in environments that exhibit extremes in temperature, chemical reactivity, erosive attack, etc.
Article - 26 Nov 2008
Developed for demanding applications requiring the combination of thermal conductivity, high wear resistance and boron nitrides corrosion resistance, Grade ZSBN boron nitride is a composite material...
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 - 2 Mar 2006
Sapphire is an anisotropic, rhombohedral crystal, so therefore non-uniformly dimensioned. This article examines it's formation & properties.
Article - 9 Dec 2005
High-performance ceramics refers to a variety of highly-specialized ceramics.
Article - 21 Apr 2005
The droplet size and size distribution produced by fuel injection systems is an important parameter in defining the efficiency and emissions output of an automotive engine. Laser diffraction provides...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Graphite is a distinct material, displaying properties of both metals and non-metals. It is typically grayish-black in color, opaque, and has a radiant black sheen.
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
Article - 9 Oct 2001
There are several different types of zirconia such as partially stabilised versions and tetragonal zirconia polycrystals.
Article - 13 Apr 2020
This article discusses how a pitch precursor can be turned into carbon fiber for use in automotive applications.