Article - 3 Apr 2002
A comprehensive overview on magnesia from its origins, occurrences, raw materials, and grades.
Article - 27 Jun 2002
Rhenium is one of the densest materials and has one of the highest melting points of all materials. It is produced as a by-product of copper smelting and has many useful properties. Its occurrence,...
Article - 28 Jul 2001
Tungsten has the highest melting point (3410°C) and the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650°C of all the metals. It is used for lamp filaments, x-ray targets, aerospace applications and...
News - 30 Jun 2005
Surface Transforms plc, makers of advanced carbon fibre reinforced ceramic (CFRC) materials, has agreed a programme of supply to Roxel (UK Rocket Motors) Ltd., Europe’s largest manufacturer of...
News - 30 Mar 2008
A team of engineers from Bristol University has conducted the first firing of the STERN rocket motor.
Rocket engines equipped with the STERN (Static Test Expansion/Deflection Rocket Nozzle) rocket...
Article - 4 Sep 2012
MAX phases exhibit a unique combination of characteristics of both ceramics and metals with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties making them suitable for numerous applications.
News - 4 Nov 2016
A new, green method to produce the carbon fiber that forms heat shields and ablative rocket nozzles has been awarded a patent recently. The method was developed by a professor from the University...
H.C. Starck Solutions converts technology metal powders: molybdenum (Mo), niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta) and tungsten (W) into semi-finished, finished, and customer-specific products through production...
Article - 2 Feb 2017
General plastics’ polyurethane foam plays a crucial role in ground testing the world's largest solid rocket motor for deep space exploration.
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Applications of boron carbide powder are provided by Feldco International. Applications include: refractories; abrasives; military; nuclear applications; poison pellets; reinforcement; raw material;...