Article - 13 Jun 2012
To form safe, dependable and flexible fire and heat resistant barriers for thermal insulation, a range of fabrics and textiles such as fiberglass, Silica, Kevlar®, Nomex®, amongst others can be...
Article - 21 Dec 2011
Ellingham diagrams are very powerful phase diagrams to evaluate equilibrium phases under gas-solid reactions.
Article - 12 Jul 2011
Master Bond formulates a wide variety of low viscosity adhesives, sealants, and coatings for a variety of applications.
Article - 2 Jun 2011
When selecting an engineering ceramic, the component should be machined by experts who appreciate the microstructure-property relationships.
Article - 12 May 2010
In the last decade, considerable technological improvements have been made to repair damaged bones and tissue, such as bone cross sections with implants for microscopic examinations.
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...