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sialon

(ˈsaɪəlɒn)
n
(Ceramics) a very strong, corrosion-resistant ceramic used in the chemical industry
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Alfred Gottschalk later showed that hemagglutinin binds virus to host cells by attaching to sialic acids (from the Greek sialon, "saliva") on carbohydrate side chains of cell-surface glycoproteins and glycolipids.
Effect of cutting speed on cutting forces and wear mechanisms in high-speed face milling of Inconel 718 with Sialon ceramic tools, Int.
SiZBN, a unique, hot-pressed composite ceramic combines the lubricating properties of boron nitride, extreme refractory of zirconia, and wear resistance and strength of SiAlON. This newest composite from Saint-Gobain is ideal for components requiring strength at high temperatures in a variety of molten metals and steel contact applications.
INTRODUCTION: The term 'sialolith' is derived from the Greek words, sialon meaning saliva and lithos meaning stone.
Rosenflanz, "A tough SiAlON ceramic based on [alpha]-[Si.sub.3][N.sub.4] with a whisker-like microstructure," Nature, vol.
Results of the research have applications in modifying sintering process by using SiAlON synthesized in ceramic frames, and also in the synthesis of beds for catalysts that operate at high temperature or at highly corrosive environment.
A secondary protection tube of silicon carbide, Hexalloy, Sialon or other material is then frequently added for physical strength and/or abrasion resistance.
Sialon, for example, is recommended for machining cast irons and nickel base superalloys at intermediate cutting speeds.
Non-oxide bonded systems like [Si.sub.3][N.sub.4], [Beta] SiC, Sialon or recrystallised a SiC proved the most suitable materials for sidewall service during corrosion tests under simulated electrolysis conditions.
And while NMR shows no signs of supplanting diffraction methods for solid structural analysis, Harris showed that it is an excellent complementary method in some crystallographically difficult systems, such as SiAlON and boron carbides.
In this research, aqueous solution of calcium nitrate and aluminum nitrate salts were added with colloid silicon at defined molar ratio to obtain alpha SiAlON with chemical composition of Ca1Si9Al3O1N15.