cermet


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cermet

A portmanteau of ceramic and metal, for a composite which has the best of both materials. The most useful medical cermets are bioceramics, which are used for prosthetic joints and other orthopaedic hardware.
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--a smooth roughness (surface quality is improved by high stiffness of cermet head and carbide shank with high Young's module);
Reaming of very precise and deep holes with cermet reamer.
Until now, Cermet anode material (combination of metal and electrolyte material) is used for SOFCs anode materials instead of simply metals [6].
Liu, "Elevated temperature diffusion self-lubricating mechanisms of a novel cermet sinter with orderly micro-pores," Wear, vol.
Cermet is an amalgum of ceramic and metal, which comprises titanium carbide and titanium carbonitride cemented with a metal binder, to provide resistance to wear and toughness for the metal.
* Compound materials, called cermets (3), of high quality and usable in connections for building structures are produced.
With a case made of reinforced cermet, developed for use in racecar engines, the dial is adorned by a central chronograph hand and two subdial counters on either side of its axis.
The composite material made of the ceramics and metals is called cermet. Based on the matrix and the reinforcing materials, composite materials are categorized into the ceramic matrix-metal composites (CMMCs) and metal matrix-ceramic composites (MMCCs).
Wang et al., "Effect of nickel microstructure on methane steam-reforming activity of Ni-YSZ cermet anode catalyst," Journal of Catalysis, vol.