ACerS Bulletin

Bulletin Aug. 2006 Vol 85, No. 8 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Industrial Waste Used in Floor Tile Glazes”An attempt was made to reuse ceramic waste as a floor tile glaze via two-charge and double-pressing dry-glazing processes.F.J.P. Sousa, A.P. Novaes de Oliveira and O.E. Alarcon “Polarographic Determination of Magnesium in Sand and Flat Glass”A polarographic method based on the reduction of Mg-EBT complex in aqueous ethylenediamine medium…

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Bulletin July 2006 Vol 85, No. 7 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Chemical Resistance of Non-Lead Phosphate Sealing Glass”A non-lead phosphate sealing glass with high chemical durability, high thermal expansion coefficient and low softening temperature has been developed.Liang Wen and Cheng Jijian “Mullite-Zirconia Composites from Various Starting Materials”Changing the reaction precursor of three mullite-ZrO2 composites with homogeneously dispersed ZrO2 grains had little effect on the densification and…

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Bulletin June 2006 Vol 85, No. 6 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Extrudability of Cement-Based Materials”A penetration resistance test was used to assess the extrudability of cementitious materials.Y. Chen, L. J. Struble and G. H. Paulino “Zirconia-Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Composite”Improved ZrO2-MgAl2O4 composite was prepared by solid-state sintering.R. Lodha, A. Ghosh and B. Mukherjee and G.N. Agrawal

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Bulletin May 2006 Vol 85, No. 5 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Gel-Bonded Alumina-Silicon Carbide-Carbon-Based Blast-Furnace Trough Castable”Incorporation of an organic fiber improved the densification, strength, corrosion and penetration properties, under dried and fired conditions, of gel-bonded Al2O3-SiC-C-based castables that included a SiO2-sol binder for the working lining of a blast furnace trough.Ritwik Sarkar, Somnath Mukherjee and Arup Ghosh

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Bulletin April 2006 Vol 85, No. 4 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Linear Programming Used to Minimize Cost in Wet Processing of Triaxial Ceramics”Linear programming is used to minimize the cost of ceramic bodies as a function of the raw materials, considering rheological properties, optimum amount of deflocculant and settling stabilization.C.M. Gomes, A.P.N. Oliveira and O.E. Alarcon and D. Hotza “Polymeric Fiber Geometry Affects Refractory Castable Permeability”Selected…

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Bulletin March 2006 Vol 85, No. 3 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Hydrothermal Treatment of CaO-SiO2-Al2O3-H2O System”Hydrothermal treatment of kaolin–quartz–lime mixtures at various saturated vapor pressures was accomplished to study its effect on bulk density, apparent porosity and flexural strength.Ritwik Sarkar and Swapan Kumar Das “New Method Synthesizes Scarlet Pigments at Low Temperature”A new method that enwraps cadmium sulfoselenide with zircon has been developed to synthesize stable…

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Bulletin Feb. 2006 Vol 85, No. 2 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Elastic Modulus of Gelcast Cellular Ceramics at High Temperatures”The elastic modulus of alumina cellular samples with various porosities produced by gelcasting foamed suspensions was measured at room and high temperatures, and the results were compared with a novel equation that describes the effect of porosity and temperature on elastic modulus.F.S. Ortega, J.A. Rodrigues and V.C.…

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Bulletin Oct. 2007 Vol 86, No. 10 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Waste Silica from Aluminum Fluoride Industries Used for Ceramic Whitewares“Waste silica from the aluminum fluoride industry completely replaces quartz in a whiteware composition, improving strength and mullite content of the body but not significantly changing microstructural features.Ritwik Sarkar, Syamal Ghosh and Swapan Kumar Das “Use of Colemanite in Textile Glass-Fiber“Boron can be added to textile-grade…

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Bulletin Aug. 2007 Vol 86, No. 8 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“Bismuth-Substituted Barium Titanate Thin Films Prepared Using Chemical Solution Deposition“The effect of heating rate on c/a ratio and microstructure of(Ba0.99Bi0.01)TiO3 ferroelectric film successfully prepared using a chemical solution deposition process was studied. Haiyan He “Chemical Solution Deposition of Manganese Titanate Films“A change of resistance of 2300% for a humidity change of 11.3–95% was observed in…

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Bulletin July 2007 Vol 86, No. 7 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2012

“DOE and ANN Models for Powder Mixture Packing“Design of experiments and artificial neural network techniques were used to study packing of fused alumina powders composed of three different sizes of particles.Sedat Akkurt, Marcello Romagnoli and Mucahit Sutcu “Scratching Behavior of Al2O3-ZrO2 and Al2O3-ZrO2-SiC Ceramic Composites“The rate of wear and coefficient of friction of Al2O3-ZrO2 and…

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