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Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-16 23:35:13

As diamond prices rise*, more brides say yes to Moissanite Engagement Rings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamonds have been the stone of choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and fine jewelry items since 1477 when the first diamond engagement ring was presented**. Known originally as a sign of great wealth and royalty, today diamonds are almost commonplace. With prices projected to rise a whopping 6% a year through 2020, however, the popularity of diamonds may be waning....

2013-10-12 23:02:56

Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com, a professional online marketplace focusing on abrasives, abrasive products and diamond tools e-commerce, launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. As a leading B2B company, iAbrasive.com shares similarities with...

2013-10-07 23:19:05

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Global Markets. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Abrasives are materials that are used to cut, smooth, roughen, polish or clean surfaces, or simply to remove material to alter surface shapes or dimensions. Products with abrasive materials include grinding discs and wheels, sandpaper, polishing and lapping compounds, deburring media and sandblasting...

2013-09-30 23:40:42

An increase in diamond prices could make alternative bridal jewelry the norm, not the exception. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The place—Vienna, 1477; the person — Archduke Maximilian of Austria; the occasion— the first known diamond engagement ring to be presented to his betrothed, Mary of Burgandy. Recognized as a symbol of aristocracy and higher social class, diamond engagement rings were worn only by the wealthiest due to the rarity and expense of the stone....

2013-09-25 12:22:34

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI), (the "Company") an emerging producer of rough diamonds, announces that it has recovered the first gem quality "special" diamond in the +10.8 carat category from its Krone-Endora at Venetia Project ("Krone-Endora" or the "Project").  The recovery of the 91.65 carat gem quality octahedron diamond occurred during the ongoing commissioning and processing being performed on material in the...

2013-09-17 08:23:18

GREENVILLE, SC, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCBB: SCIO) (hereinafter "Scio" or the "company") today announced that it has entered into product specific Joint Venture Agreement to produce Type lla, Single Crystal CVD diamond for a specific gemstone market. Scio Diamond has signed a Joint Venture agreement as the technology and delivery provider and has teamed with two partners who bring more than 75 years collective experience in the...

Manufacturing Saws Made Of Carbon
2013-09-09 11:43:03

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft More material could be saved when manufacturing wafers in future. Ultra-thin saws made of carbon nanotubes and diamond would be able to cut through silicon wafers with minimum kerf loss. A new method makes it possible to manufacture the saw wires. You can’t saw without producing sawdust – and that can be expensive if, for example, the “dust” comes from wafer manufacturing in the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries, where relatively high kerf loss has...

2013-09-03 08:23:55

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI), (the "Company") an emerging producer of rough diamonds, announces the tender and sale of 4,752.95 carats of rough diamonds for total proceeds of $856,119.02 (US), or $180.12 (US) per carat on average from the Company's Krone-Endora at Venetia Project ("Krone-Endora" or the "Project").  The majority of the rough diamonds sold were recovered in conjunction with ongoing testing and...

2013-08-07 12:22:30

- Management to Conduct Conference Call on Wednesday, August 14th at 11am ET - BALLERUP, Denmark, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International Inc., (OTCQX: LIQT), a clean technology company that manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration technologies, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 before the market opens. LiqTech's leadership team will conduct a conference call at...


Latest Abrasives Reference Libraries

28_e16534ea8c7ef40ad332fe9c4acaa1a9
2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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