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A material consisting of processed ceramic particles bonded with metal and used in high-strength and high-temperature applications. Also called ceramal.


(Metallurgy) any of several materials consisting of a metal matrix with ceramic particles disseminated through it. They are hard and resistant to high temperatures. Also called: ceramal
[C20: from cer(amic) + met(al)]


(ˈsɜr mɛt)

a durable, heat-resistant alloy formed by compacting and sintering a metal and a ceramic substance.
[1950–55; cer (amic) + met (al)]
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Specifically, the main efforts will be addressed on the study of both water and O2 electrodes, where there will be investigation on: (i) Modified SoA Ni-based cermets, (ii) Alternative perovskite-type materials, (iii) Thorough investigation on the O2 electrode, where new more efficient O2 evolving electrodes are going to be examined and proposed.
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Among the topics are the mechanical properties of kaolin during heating, the critical radius in the effect of transformation toughening of zirconia doped ceramics and cermets, the experimental analysis of steel plasticity parameters during quenching, analyzing abrasive wear in a helical grooved journal bearing, and the tribological behavior of bronze alloys with solid lubricants.
The goal is to develop portable equipment that can utilize the high-intensity infrared light technology to apply nanocomposite cermets and polymer coatings onto steel surfaces as alternatives to conventional electroplating, chromate primers, hot-dip galvanizing, and fusion-bonded epoxies.
The workpiece materials covered are the most commonly used grades of carbon, alloy, stainless, and tool steels and the cutting tool materials are high- speed steels, cemented carbides, cermets, ceramics, and polycrystalline cubic boron nitride.
Cermets might be an answer--except that cermets are based on titanium, which has its own supply constraints and high-cost issues, and cermets lack the bulk toughness required for at least 70 percent of the metalcutting operations that are performed today with carbide.
MEGACOAT Cermets are less chemically reactive than carbide, which reduces the tendency for built-up-edge and provides improved surface finishes.
The possibility of grinding cemented carbides, cermets, CBN and PCD,
The cutting inserts used were uncoated carbide H13A, coated carbide GC3015, uncoated cermets CT5015, coated cermets GC1525, reinforced ceramic CC670 and mixed ceramic CC650.