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 - 6 Jan 2004
This form of Silica/Zircon/Alumina leachable ceramic is used in precision foundry operations such as lost wax processing. The way in which it works is briefly described. Chemical, physical and thermal...
Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
Article - 14 Sep 2021
This article outlines how to characterize complex refractories in steel production.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
Article - 20 Jul 2002
The evolution of aluminium as an engineering material is outlined. From its discovery, recognition of beneficial properties, through to the commercialisation of refining processes, to the development...
Article - 9 Aug 2017
Chemical imaging is currently utilized as a powerful tool for the determination of the chemical composition and heterogeneity with a sample. It is a widely-used process in analytical chemistry, but...
Article - 9 Oct 2014
There were a vast number of challenges that NASA had to overcome when designing the Space Shuttle. This reusable spaceplane would make several trips to space carrying astronauts and payloads into low...
Article - 11 Oct 2013
Natural rocks are very complex and contain an aggregate of one or more minerals.
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...