With over thirty years experience in the production and development of advanced technical ceramics, International Syalons are experts in the field. We are the UK's leading manufacturer of sialon...
Article - 13 Nov 2000
Extreme hardness, low density and excellent thermal shock resistance are properties that make sintered silicon carbide suited to applications in industries including: automotive; ballistics; heat...
Article - 28 Nov 2012
Abrasive blasting is a technique that has been in existence since 1870 when the first abrasive blasting process was patented by Benjamin Chew Tilghman.
Shot blasting is a method of surface preparation or cleaning. It involves blasting an abrasive grit, such as sand, alumina or chill-cast iron, at high velocities at the surface to be treated. Shot...
Article - 10 Dec 2013
This article is an overview of the properties, advantages, and applications of abrasive blast media.
Article - 4 Aug 2019
Aluminum oxide (Al2O3), also known as alumina can be used as alumina particles for abrasive applications. This article discusses the benefits.
Article - 7 Sep 2018
Sialons are modern technical ceramics based on silicon nitride (Si3N4). Find out about their enhanced hardness and other mechanical properties.
Article - 9 Mar 2020
Sialon and silicon nitride-based technical ceramics offer significant efficiency improvements across a wide range of industrial processes and applications. Find out how, with International Syalons.
Article - 21 Jan 2020
Technical ceramics, also known as advanced ceramics, offer previously unmatched materials for several manufacturing processes. Their unique thermal, electrical, and physical properties have been...
Article - 19 Apr 2018
SiAlONs were developed as a more cost-effective substitute for hot pressed silicon nitride. They should be considered a family of alloys with a broad range of properties.