fused quartz

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fused quartz

[′fyüzd ′kwȯrts]
(materials)
A glasslike insulating material made by melting crushed crystals of natural quartz or a certain type of quartz sand.
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Announced in May 2017, the new manufacturing facility is scheduled to be operational by 2020, and will extend Cabots long-term relationship with Dow while furthering Cabots position as a leading producer of fumed silica.
For example, Shim and Isayev showed that the precipitated silica showed much stronger interaction with PDMS than most carbon blacks in various rubbers though extent of interaction remained much less than that of fumed silica with PDMS [16].
According to the company, the project will allow Cabot to continue to meet the market demand for its high performance fumed silica, improve supply and manufacturing efficiencies, and realize the environmental and safety benefits of collocation with raw material production.
Based on the results, the presence of hydrophilic polymeric chains on fumed silica nanoparticles increases characteristics, including proton conduction and mechanical strength, of polymeric membranes.
whereas making fumed silica requires temperatures as high as 5,400 degrees F.
14 July 2014 - German speciality chemicals producer Evonik Industries AG (ETR:EVK) said today it had inked a letter of intent (LoI) to form a 60/40 joint venture (JV) with Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development Co Ltd, a unit of Hong Kong-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd (HKG:3800), to produce fumed silica and ultra-pure silicon tetrachloride in China.
This new fumed silica is designed to improve performance in clear silicone rubber by providing a high level of reinforcement without sacrificing transparency, and with minimal discoloration due to aging.
Papasso worked for the Inorganic Materials group; supporting their matting agent, fumed silica and carbon black business.
The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel, and elastomer composites.
Abstract A nanodispersion of surface-functionalized fumed silica was incorporated into an acrylic paint formulation.
World demand for specialty silicas--which include precipitated silica, fumed silica, silica gel, and silica sol--will grow at a healthy 5.
Cabot produces fumed silica, a nonhazardous substance which is used as a thickening agent in things like milkshakes, cosmetics, toothpaste, paints, printing inks and adhesives.