Article - 28 Feb 2013
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors achievement in film and filmmaking through nine annual awards, with the Academy Award of Merit or the Oscar being the most popular and coveted...
Article - 19 Jan 2005
Many ceramics are produced from casting slips. Properties of the final product are dictated by the slip properties. These can be optimized by optimizing particle size and zeta potential. A case study...
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 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 23 Feb 2006
Poremaster porisimeters from Quantachrome can be used to examine sythetic materials to check their biocompatability with natural materials for use in prosthetics, grafts and as other biomaterials.
Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 31 May 2010
Handheld Thermo Scientific Niton energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analyzers, commonly known as XRF analyzers, are able to quickly and nondestructively determine the elemental composition...
Article - 29 May 2018
Cement-bound materials are an essential staple of business, industrial or residential buildings, traffic routes, arenas and infrastructure projects.
Article - 21 Aug 2012
‘Aerogel’ is a broad term used to talk about an extraordinary group of materials that have been used since the 1960’s in space travel, but are now finding uses across a whole range of industries.
Article - 22 Jun 2017
While prosthetic devices have continued to advance throughout history, 3D printing technology has emerged as a revolutionary way to enhance this medical device by avoiding the traditional negative...