Article - 2 May 2002
Fumed silica is a useful additive for liquid and solid systems. It provides useful rheological properties such as thixotropy and controlled drying as well as hindering the settling of pigments. It...
Article - 8 Jun 2018
Rheology modifiers are common additives in a wide range of products and industries. The scientists use them to obtain desired product properties, from thickness of a cream or better pouring properties...
Article - 22 Oct 2007
Fillers are used in sealant products to reduce the cost of the material and/or to act as both a rheology control and reinforcement agent. The materials range from fumed silica to natural products such...
Article - 14 Aug 2002
The origin and classification of this relatively new family of refractory materials is outlines.
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 - 13 Apr 2006
This research was conducted to develop new formulations of AZS (alumina-zirconia-silica) refractories with different amounts of ZrO2 with the purpose of improving properties and the work conditions in...
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 25 Sep 2001
Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Manufactured by sol-gel processes these materials are becoming more popular. One type is the silsesquioxane cage structure and is close to commercialisation. Also called polyhedral oligomeric...
Article - 11 Jan 2021
This article outlines how to use Mean Particle Size and Zeta Potential to Analyze CMP Slurries.