Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) comes in forms such as reaction bonded, sintered and hot pressed. Excellent thermo mechanical properties have seen this material used for engine parts, bearings, metal...
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is becoming increasingly popular for engineering applications even over other metals and alloys. There are many reasons for this that are outlined herein. Most of these reasons can be...
Article - 1 Dec 2007
International Syalons Syalon 101 is the first of the Si-Al-O-N (sialon) family of ceramic materials which has been developed, characterised and is now being carefully manufactured to ensure quality...
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Applications of boron carbide powder are provided by Feldco International. Applications include: refractories; abrasives; military; nuclear applications; poison pellets; reinforcement; raw material;...
Article - 23 Feb 2007
HALSIC is the name of four exceptional high performance ceramics from the silicon carbide (SiC) material group made by W. HALDENWANGER.
Article - 6 Oct 2006
Silicon Carbide (SiC) is highly wear resistant and also has good mechanical properties, including high temperature strength and thermal shock resistance. Feldco International manufacture silicon...
Article - 21 Sep 2005
In Thailand, there is negligible manufacturing of ‘advanced’ industrial ceramics although they are widely used as parts in various industries. Current research in Thailand is outlined as is...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
Rhenium is one of the densest materials and has one of the highest melting points of all materials. It is produced as a by-product of copper smelting and has many useful properties. Its occurrence,...
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Titanium and titanium alloys have been employed successfully for applications such as water and product pipework, heat exchangers, vessels and ancillary equipment. Reasons for increased use include...