Article - 12 Dec 2007
AFM-Colloid Probe force measurements were carried out in normal and lateral modes to quantify perpendicular and frictional interactions between alumina colloids and sapphire substrate at acidic,...
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 - 12 Apr 2005
Particle size and particle size distribution are critical factors in the production of ceramic components. This application note describes how these factors can be determined and accurately modelled...
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 - 6 Jun 2002
Pyrophyllite is soft ceramic material. Its softness allows it to be machines using conventional machining techniques and tools. Applications include machined ceramics for insulators and in tile and...
Article - 7 Mar 2002
The importance of monitoring raw materials for variations is emphasised, due to its potential effects further down the production process. While this article focuses on the whitewares and Australia,...
Article - 15 Jan 2002
Zirconium is usually contaminated with hafnium due to their chemical similarity. It is resistant to most solvents and performs well in nuclear reactors, where most zirconium metal is used.
Article - 14 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 31 Aug 2001
Improved tensile strength, flexural modulus, heat distortion temperature and flammability characteristics compared with unmodified PPO. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed...
Article - 29 Aug 2001
Improved manufacturing, mechanical and service properties compared with unmodified PA 12.