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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 15, 2016

Nanoparticles dance, concentrating solar power, four new elements named, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 15, 2016.

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Materials perform presto-chango in preform-to-fiber transformation

By April Gocha / February 25, 2015

With a highly technical wave of a wand, MIT researchers have, for the first time, fabricated multifunctional, multimaterial fibers that have a completely different composition than their starting materials.

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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 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 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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