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HIGH TEMPERATURE ZIRCONIA

HIGH TEMPERATURE ZIRCONIA Alongside the standard RCA (Recrystalised Alumina) range of products here at Multi-Lab, we also offer high temperature zirconia for use up to 2200 Deg C. ZrO2 (zirconia) has excellent chemical inertness and corrosion resistance at temperatures well above the melting point of alumina.                  …

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CERAMIC SUBSTRATES

LASER-CUT / SCRIBED & DRILLED CERAMIC SUBSTRATES The description / Term, Ceramic Substrates covers a wide & varied field, but is a generic term for : A primary material on which other materials, such as ink or metallisation can be applied, examples could be ….. Thin film printing Thick film printing High voltage circuit carriers…

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Technical Ceramics Find Role in Contactless Payments

A ring made from technical ceramics is set to become the new means of contactless payment. Contactless payments usually come in the form of credit and debits cards, smart cards, smart phones and other electronic devices. They make payments faster and easier, especially when you have forgotten your PIN number, and also more dangerous. Anyone…

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Coatings Enhance Efficiency of Scientific Glasswear

Coatings Enhance Efficiency of Scientific Glasswear Graphene and metal coatings on scientific glasswear will create a new type of nanomaterial. Read more below. The term scientific glasswear is a description of glass equipment used for laboratory experiments such as beakers, test tubes, petri dishes and micro-slides. Over decades the composition of this glasswear has shifted…

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Boron Nitride in Manufacturing Tool Applications

There really is nothing else quite like Boron Nitride !!! read on !! Boron Nitride in Manufacturing Tool Applications       A new form of cubic boron nitride is used for coating machining tools in high-power and high-speed electronics.Scientists at North Carolina University have managed to create a new phase of the ceramic cubic…

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Technical & Engineering of Industrial Ceramic

Multi-Ceramic Technology, MCT,  a division of Multi-Lab ltd, has stepped up a gear in the world of Technical ceramic production. Ceramic engineering is the science and technology of creating ceramic components from inorganic non-metallic materials. Our workshops equipped with state of the art 5 axis machining facilities, backed up with our brand new Mitutoyo CMM    …

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Quartz Glass: An Ideal Medium for Nuclear Waste Reprocessing

Nuclear waste reprocessing to remove irradiated graphite involves a catalytic treatment using specially designed quartz glass assemblies.                 Typical British graphite moderated high-temperature nuclear reactors each contain about 2,000 tonnes of graphite in large blocks that becomes irradiated with the carbon-14 isotope. The purpose of the graphite is…

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An Expanding Market for Quartz Fabrication

The need to minimise semiconductor failures has boosted demand for quartz fabrication. The performance of semiconductor components in ever smaller and more powerful electronic devices has become a crucial factor in a manufacturer’s ability to compete in an increasingly demanding, but volatile market.             Precision CNC machined Quartz produced here…

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Macor Machinable Glass Ceramic in Lamp Reflectors

Macor machinable glass ceramic is thermally robust enough as a substrate and reflector in high-intensity lamps Glass ceramics are ideal materials in heat-resistant lamps and as reflectors in high-pressure discharge lamps.                 Such lamps are used to project images using discharges of high-pressure electric arcs with the aim…

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Fused Silica in Millimetre Wave Technology

Fused silica in silicon-based technology is set to enable next-generation 5G gadgets. Smartphones and tablets are a product of 4G, otherwise known as wireless digital, networks. This has enabled users to download files containing full-length films in less than 10 minutes, even though the file size would average about one gigabyte. The electronics industry is…

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