Article - 2 Jul 2020
The thermal processing of nuclear materials such as UO2 pellets can be used for various nuclear applications.
Article - 9 May 2007
Precision Ceramics is dedicated to the engineering of technical ceramics. They have extensive in-house machining facilities to enable us to manufacture ceramic components to the highest specifications...
Article - 30 May 2002
Macor is a versatile machinable glass ceramic with a wide range of applications. Applications in aerospace, welding, medical equipment, ultra-high vacuum, constant vacuum, nuclear related experiments...
Article - 28 May 2002
Macor is a tradename owned by Corning for a garde of machinable glass ceramic. It can be machined using high speed steel and carbide tools using conventional techniques. Other key properties,...
Article - 19 Feb 2014
The superior corrosion and mechanical properties and low capture cross-section for thermal neutrons make zirconium alloys suitable for use in nuclear reactors.
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 - 4 May 2001
These alloys are light weight, high strength and cheaper than zirconium containing nagnesium alloys. They find applications in the aeropsace, automotive industries as well as electronics, sporting...
Article - 16 Aug 2004
Borax or hydrous sodium borate has been in use since the 8th century AD. Its discovery, sources and applications are described. It has a myriad of uses including glass and fibreglass (glass fibre)...
Article - 21 Aug 2003
The three most significant advances in alloy metallurgy since Australia's Federation are reviewed. Namely aluminium alloys and age hardening, stainless steels and nuclear power. Each of these topics...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...