Article - 21 Sep 2005
In Thailand, there is negligible manufacturing of ‘advanced’ industrial ceramics although they are widely used as parts in various industries. Current research in Thailand is outlined as is...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 2 Nov 2018
This article discusses inorganic ceramics and their properties.
Article - 22 Aug 2002
Functionally graded materials are introduced. The different methods used to produce them are outlined and compared as well as the origins of FGMs and their potential applications.
Article - 31 Oct 2001
Vinyl flooring is incredibly practical and versatile being used in domestic and commercial applications. It can cope with high traffic and hospital conditions.
Article - 17 Jan 2007
This article explores some of the selection criteria/properties and ceramics suited to various applications.
Article - 20 Jun 2001
A new iron-based alloy (W77T6) has been developed for valve seat inserts. It evolved as an economical alternative to cobalt-based alloys which gained favour when new fuels were introduced that burned...
Article - 24 Jan 2020
AZoMaterials spoke to Ben Melrose, Technical Director at International Syalons, about the grades of sialons that exist, why sialon is the answer to the problem of producing complex shapes with silicon...
Article - 3 Apr 2015
Ceramic coatings are used in a wide variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes, including within the automotive industry, in manufacturing processes, and in the design of industrial...
Article - 19 Jun 2001
The process of ion implantation is explained and how it is able to form hard, wear resistant surfaces, and ultimately extend component life times.