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Multi-Lab ltd Launches CMM precision measurement service

CMM MEASUREMENT SUBCONTRACT SERVICE                   Multi-Lab are very pleased to announce the arrival of Mitutoyo CMM with a capacity of 1005mm x 705mm, this machine is also offered as a subcontract service should you require a super accurate measurement service. to run in conjunction with ……………………………… CNC turning…

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Machinable Aluminium Nitride in Plant Growing Lamps

Machinable Aluminium Nitride in Plant Growing Lamps           Machinable aluminium nitride has one of its best applications in ultraviolet LED optics and electronics. Carry on reading for Multi Lab’s guide for more information.   First manufactured in 1877 and only of interest for its chemical make-up, machinable aluminium nitride has had…

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Technical Ceramics and Shale Oil and Gas Recovery

Technical Ceramics and Shale Oil and Gas Recovery.                 The past decade of increased oil and gas production, especially in the United States, is the product of innovations in drilling technology and hydraulic stimulation of wellbores known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”. This has been employed in so-called unconventional…

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The History Of Quartz Scientific Glass Blowing

Quartz scientific glass blowing has spanned the period from the ancient Egyptians around 1500 B.C. to the present day’s innovations.                 It was probably around 1500 B.C. when the ancient Egyptians learned how to use glass to glaze tiles and to make the first glass beads for jewellery….

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The Long History of Quartz Glass Innovation

From bathyspheric windows to expensive headphones, quartz glass has been a wonder material for decades. It’s like virtual reality for the ears. For an outlay of just £35,000, you can have the musical experience of your life using headphones made of Carrera marble and quartz glass.   Forget about the £4 headphones from a discount…

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Machinable Aluminium Nitridein Piezoelectric Transducers

Machinable Aluminium Nitride Uses in Piezoelectric Transducers Machinable aluminium nitride has found a use in ultrasound technology for fingerprint scanning. Machinable aluminium nitride is one of the specialist technical ceramics that can be used for a variety of extremely demanding applications. This is the compound that not only has the highest thermal conductivity of any…

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Technical Ceramics in Hall Effect Thrusters

Technical Ceramics in Hall Effect Thrusters             Technical ceramics used for lining ion engine acceleration channels are very vulnerable to spluttering Temperatures within the acceleration channel of a Hall Effect thruster reach between 300 and 540 degrees C. Technical ceramics such as boron nitride are used to line these channels,…

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An Aluminium Oxide Glass That Is as Tough as Steel

An Aluminium Oxide Glass That Is as Tough as Steel Mobile phones could be lighter, thinner and tougher than steel using a glass made from aluminium oxide.       It’s happened to everyone. You slip on the road and your mobile falls out of your pocket or your handbag. The next thing you see is…

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Principles of Quartz Scientific Glass Blowing

Quartz scientific glass blowing produces glass apparatus for research, industrial and government laboratories. Learn more here.     Specialist scientific glassware is produced by a highly skilled process of quartz scientific glass blowing. This differs from standard glass blowing in that the specialist blowers use only quartz and borosilicate glass. Standard glass blowers begin with…

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The Use of Shapal M or BNP2 in Heat Dissipation

Shapal M is used as an efficient heat sink in LED light bulbs. Learn more about this application of Shapal M here! A light-emitting diode is essentially a semiconducting material that glows when a voltage is applied to each of its two leads. This is the basis of the now very popular LED light that…

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