Article - 20 Feb 2011
Iron Pyrite, distributed by Washington Mills, is prepared from carefully selected pure monocrystalic iron pyrites (FeS2). Iron Pyrite is used as a grinding-active filler in resin-bonded grinding...
Article - 8 Oct 2010
DURAMUL from Washington Mills is a fused, high purity fused mullite produced by the electric furnace fusion of Bayer process alumina and high purity silica. Applications, chemical analysis, physical...
Article - 12 May 2010
A polished thin section containing an implant may be used for both transmitted and reflected light examination. The implant, which is opaque, is examined by reflected light for features such as...
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 - 9 Nov 2009
Aluminium smelting utilises the Hall-Héroult process of extracting aluminium metal from its oxide, alumina. This article outlines where the process can benefit from the use of SiAlON ceramics and the...
Article - 22 Nov 2008
Key factors for successful machining are proper machining speeds and coolant. Macor machinable glass ceramic can be machined with high speed tools, but carbide tools are strongly recommended for...
Article - 20 Nov 2008
Macor is selected as the optimal ceramic for brazing due to its low outgassing, excellent dielectric properties and ease of machining. Titanium was the selected metal due to its close thermal...
Article - 14 Jun 2007
Varistors are commonly made using Zinc Oxide (ZnO) in an expensive process. Recent research work has been done to develop a method for producing ZnO varistors from inexpensive raw materials in a novel...
Article - 27 Feb 2007
Vitreous fused silica rollers are used specially as transport rollers for tempering flat glass.
Article - 1 Aug 2006
Excessive forces acting on grinding surfaces cause defects on specimen during grinding. Removal depth and table feeding rate are the only controlling factors for a conventional grinding system. A...