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  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Zircon buyers mull substitution amid Q2 price increases By CAMERON PERKS  Published: Friday, 09 March 2018 Zircon prices are set to increase in the second quarter, with Iluka and RBM already announcing rises, but the threat of substitution into the likes of alumina is also rising. Zircon prices a...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    TiO2 buyers dig their heels in against price rises By WILLIAM CLARKE  Published: Friday, 23 March 2018 Chinese producers are pushing for higher prices for titanium dioxide, but some buyers are still resisting. Chinese producers are reported to have increased their offer prices for titanium dioxid...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    The MLCC Shortage Will Continue In 2018 The increase of MLCC shortage has filled the pot of the original factory. On the one hand, the original plant is accelerating the expansion of new production line and replenishing the production capacity.On the other hand, the biggest increase in MLCC’...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Separation anxiety: Ceramic membranes seek commercial niche By IM STAFF  Published: Friday, 26 January 2018 While porous ceramic membranes for nanofiltration of liquids have been widely adopted, take-up of dense ceramic membranes for gas separation has been relatively slow to follow. IM Correspon...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Mills for Ink Jet Inks As noted above, the two major areas of growth within the printing ink industry are ink jet inks and UV/EB inks. Ink jet and digital inks are the fastest-growing segment of the ink industry, with estimates placing the growth at better than 20 percent annually. Considering th...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Micro-sized nano-porous Si/C anodes for lithium ion batteries The unique micro-sized (2–10 mm) Si/C composites consisting of 20 nm carbon coated secondary Si were synthesized from the abundant and low cost Al–Si alloy ingot by acid etching, ball-milling and carbonization procedure. The nano-porou...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Japan’s Tosoh sees growth in global zirconia powder markets SINGAPORE (CNI)–Tosoh Corp expects the market for zirconia powder to show high growth rates in coming years, driven by the demand for fibre optics from the global electronics, information technology and telecommunications ind...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Chinese lithium carbonate prices soften amid slip in consumption By MARTIM FACADA, CARRIE SHI  Published: Friday, 23 March 2018 Global lithium prices were largely flat this week although Chinese lithium carbonate prices softened on market inactivity, with downstream buyers in no hurry to place or...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-27-2018

    Chilean, Korean, Chinese companies to invest in lithium products in Chile By MARTIM FACADA  Published: Monday, 12 March 2018 Development agency Corfo has selected Molymet, Samsung and Fulin to invest in value-added lithium products in Chile. Meanwhile, Albemarle has been given permission to raise...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-24-2018

    Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics not only need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, but contact effects may limit how small a nano device can be, according to researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea Universi...Read more »

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