ACerS Bulletin

Bulletin June 2007 Vol 86, No. 6 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Erosion of Submerged Entry Nozzles by Casting Powders”The erosion effects of three casting powders over three time periods on submerged entry nozzles used in continuous steel casting have been studied.S. Devic ́ and L. Marc ̆eta “Influence of Water on Fluorine-Doped Tin Oxide Films”Fluorine-doped tin oxide film was prepared using atmosphere-pressure chemical vapor deposition on…

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Bulletin April 2007 Vol 86, No. 4 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Ballistic Strength of Opaque and Transparent Armor”A hierarchic order of influences on wear resistance of ceramics is adopted and applied in a modified form on recent ballistic results that used submicron opaque and trans- parent oxide armor.Andreas Krell and Elmar Strassburger “Use of Samalayuca Dune Sand on Glass and Ceramics Processes”The Samalayuca sand dunes contain…

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Bulletin March 2007 Vol 86, No. 3 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Intercalated Kaolinite Synthesized Using Microwaves and Intercalation Reagents”Intercalated kaolinite composites can be synthesized in significantly shorter times without decreasing the intercalation rates using microwaves and an intercalation reagent.Zhi-Jie Li, Xian-Ru Zhang and Zheng Xu “Effect of Materials Design on Properties of Porcelain Insulators”Substitution of alumina for silica improved the mechanical properties of high-voltage porcelain insulators…

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Bulletin Feb 2007 Vol 86, No. 2 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Assessment of Coclinkered Shaped Magnesite–Chromite Refractories Processed from Egyptian Materials”Dense magnesite, magnesite-chrome and chrome-magnesite briquettes processed from Egyptian seawater and natural magnesite as well as beneficiated chrome ore had low refractory load-bearing capacities that could be improved by decreasing their lime and silica contents.M.A. Serry, A.G.M. Othman, L.G. Girgis and R. Telle “Improvement on the…

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Bulletin Jan 2007 Vol 86, No. 1 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Densification and Grain Growth of Microwave-Sintered Zinc Oxide Varistors”Microwave sintering of ZnO varistor materials can be accomplished at lower temperatures and can decrease grain growth, when compared with conventional sintering methods.Cong Lin, Zheng Xu, Hu Peng and Dan-Feng Sun “Microwave Hybrid Sintering of Mullite Powders”Microstructures of microwave-sintered samples were more homogeneous and displayed a narrower…

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Bulletin May 2007 Vol 86, No. 5 Online-only papers

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2012

“Synthesis of Hematite from Steel Scrap to Produce Ceramic Pigments”Steel scrap was recycled and heat-treated as an alternative raw material for the synthesis of iron oxide-based pigments for the ceramics industry.V.P. Della, J.A. Junkes, O.R.K. Montedo, A.P.N. Oliveira, C.R. Rambo and D. Hotza “Castable Synthesis from Dolomite and Bauxite”Dolomite and bauxite can be effective raw…

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