Various types of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) cutting tool inserts are made from a wafer in which tungsten carbide (WC) serves as a substrate. The PCD provides the hardness and durability that makes cutting possible, while the WC provides a strong base.
Refractory ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are of considerable interest for a range of high-temperature and severe environment applications, including space and defense, and have potential for commercial and industrial applications that impose extreme thermal and environmental demands on materials.
A tinted glass roof protects an indoor terrace from sunlight and glare while improving the view.
August 1, 2014
Dynamically tintable SageGlass®, a product of Saint-Gobain, was key in transforming a sweltering indoor open terrace in Philadelphia’s iconic Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts into an elegant, revenue-generating, glass-enclosed event space.
The global market for advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders is expected to grow to $12.1 billion by 2018.
August 1, 2014
The global market for advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders is expected to grow to $12.1 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%, according to “Advanced Ceramics and Nanoceramic Powders,” a recent report from BCC Research, a publisher of technology market research reports based in Wellesley, Mass.
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July 7, 2014
Linn High Therm, a leading manufacturer of industrial and lab furnaces since 1969, presents high-quality, high-temperature furnaces for universal heat treatment applications, graphitization, sintering and vacuum brazing in a variety of applications, including the glass and ceramic industry, nuclear industry, metal industry, and more.
The rare earths industry is in a state of transition. China, which currently dominates in the production and supply of rare earths, as well as in many downstream product areas, is being challenged by new producers from other regions.