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Raw Materials for Glass and Ceramics
Sources, Processes, and Quality Control
by Christopher W. Sinton

Raw Materials for Glass and Ceramics presents all classes of materials, the roles they play, their sources and extraction processes, and quality control issues and regulations impacting the industry.

Features:

  • A thorough description of the formation and evaluation of raw material deposits and location of the important sources
  • Complete analysis of all the raw materials used in the ceramic and glass industries, including natural, processed, recycled, and synthetic materials
  • An explanation of the raw materials industry, including transportation, environmental and health concerns, and quality specifications

Contents

The Source—Earth, Minerals, and Mineral Deposits

  • Formation of the Earth and Distribution of the Elements
  • Rocks, Minerals, and Mineralogy
  • Geologic Processes and Formation of Mineral Deposits
  • Exploration and Deposit Evaluation

Mineral Extraction and Processing

  • Mining
  • Comminution
  • Particle Selection, Classification, and Separation
  • Dewatering and Drying

The Raw Materials Industry

  • Demand and Resource Availability
  • Relationship between Supplier and Manufacturer
  • Purchasing
  • Transportation

Naturally Occurring Materials

  • Silica
  • Clay
  • Pyrophyllite, Talc, and Wollastonite
  • Feldspar and Nepheline Syenite
  • Limestone, Dolostone, and Magnesia
  • Soda Ash
  • Lithia
  • Anhydrous Aluminosilicates

Processed and Synthetic Materials

  • Alumina
  • Borates
  • Zirconia
  • Rare Earth Elements
  • Carbides and Nitrides

Recycled and Waste Materials

  • Glass Cullet
  • Slags and Ashes

Characterization and Quality Control

  • Inspection and Sampling
  • Mineral and Phase Identification
  • Bulk Chemical Analysis
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Particle-Size Distribution
  • Powder Density
  • Specific Surface Area
  • Quality Management Systems

Index

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Raw Materials for Glass and Ceramics
Sources, Processes, and Quality Control
by Christopher W. Sinton

2006 • 368 pages • $174.00 + shipping
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