Minerals processed via electric arc furnace technology provide optimal purity, porosity and crystal size to meet the increasingly stringent needs of a range of industries.
April 1, 2015
Whether a finishing process uses sandpaper or a grinding wheel, pressure blasting or thermal spraying, abrasive and ceramic grains and powders play an integral role in the appearance and performance of thousands of products that are used every day all over the world.
Centorr Vacuum Industries (CVI) recently announced it has shipped orders for two high-temperature sintering furnaces to a leading China-based firm in the production of aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates for the LED market.
Keith’s benchtop furnaces can be classified as one of three basic types: heat treating furnaces (also known as hardening furnaces), draw furnaces (also known as annealing, tempering or forced convection furnaces) and assaying furnaces (used for gold determination as well as jewelry making).
The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) in Dresden, Germany, carries out research into advanced ceramics, ranging from preliminary research through to a wide range of sophisticated applications.