Article - 6 Jan 2004
Mica is a naturally occurring mineral and as such its exact composition varies between grades. Chemical, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties are provided.
Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
News - 9 Feb 2011
Global economic meltdown affected the feldspar and nepheline syenite market during 2008 and 2009 and significantly reduced market revenues.
However, the market showed signs of recovery in 2010 and...
News - 31 Mar 2015
Muscovite mica (potassium aluminosilicate), available from Goodfellow in sheet form, is a naturally occurring mineral that can be split into thin uniform layers.
It is transparent, resistant to...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Geopolymers are materials similar to Portland cement but made from natural aluminosilicates. Geopolymers made from industrial byproducts like flyash and blast furnace slag may be used to encase...
Article - 10 Jul 2008
The microstructural evolution in a triaxial body containing kaolin, quartz and anorthoclase has been examined. DTA reveals that kaolin dehydroxylates at 494°C and mullitization starts at 990°C.
Article - 9 Jan 2006
A geopolymer was prepared by dissolving metakaolinite in a solution of K2SiO3 and KOH and curing at 80C for 24 h. The open porosity of the material was ~38% at 1000C, which is sufficiently porous for...
Article - 8 Feb 2010
Among the twelve principles of green science and technology is a desire that the production of materials be achieved from sustainable sources with minimal environmental impact, and preferably by...
Article - 26 Nov 2012
Pyroceram was produced in the 1950s by Corning Glass during their extensive research on photosensitive glass.