Articles Tagged with ''alumina''

Industrial Production of Nanofibers

Nanofiber technology can provide many benefits to the advanced ceramic composite industry.
June 3, 2013

Materials science is the grandfather of nanotechnology. Industrial materials companies are hot on the heels of the latest nanotechnology research in the ever-present quest for a competitive advantage that can help their products perform better, last longer and cost less.


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Inside CI: Broadened Horizons

The ceramic industry involves much more than tableware or brick.
June 3, 2013

I shake my head and chuckle to myself every time a new acquaintance assumes the ceramic industry involves only brick or tableware. And don’t get me started on the folks who ask, “So how’s the pottery business?”


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Queensland Government Shortlists Major Players for Bauxite Project

May 14, 2013
The Queensland government recently announced a shortlist of five bidders for the Aurukum Bauxite resource on the Cape York Peninsula.
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Alumina Production Flat for Rio Tinto in First Quarter

April 22, 2013
Rio Tinto recently released its first quarter operations review.
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Inside CI: Materials Handbook

April 4, 2013

Welcome to our annual Materials Handbook issue!


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Refractories 101

Refractories are the unsung heroes of the high-temperature process industries.
April 1, 2013

Refractories are materials that resist high temperatures, liquid slags and aggressive atmospheres, and do not change form (e.g., burn or melt) in service.


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Sputtering Target Innovations

New applications in the photovoltaic, thermoelectric, storage, and semiconductor markets are spurring innovation in ceramic and semiconductor sputtering targets.
April 1, 2013

Magnetron sputtering was initially developed using metal or alloy targets with materials having high electrical conductivity (e.g., Al, Ag, Au, Cu, Ti, Mo, etc.).


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Advanced Ceramics Market Development

The transition from prototype to widespread industrial application can take years or even decades to complete.
April 1, 2013

For centuries, ceramic materials were used exclusively for tableware and building materials. In the mid-19th century, technical development in refractories and abrasives enabled the development of modern metallurgy and glass industries and became the first industrial application for ceramics.


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Grodnensky Appointed ANF Technology CEO

March 25, 2013
ANF Technology Ltd. recently announced the appointment of Ilya Grodnensky as chief executive officer.
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Rio Tinto Gove Alumina Refinery Continues Operation

February 19, 2013
Rio Tinto recently announced that Pacific Aluminium’s alumina refinery in Nhulunbuy will continue operating as the planning, approvals and delivery of the gas to Gove project progresses.
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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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