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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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Distribucion microestructural del cermets tipo K40 (a) bajos aumentos y (b) altos aumentos
Synthesis and properties of Ni-SDC cermets for IT-SOFC anode by co-precipitation" Journal of Solid State Ionics, 168: 31-36 (2004).
Because machined material is very "soft" there was chosen cermet as cutting material.
The events for said scenarios will comprise the following: Particularly, in the sector of construction and architectural materials, new compounds for new applications will appear; for instance, compound derived from the mixture of ceramics and metals, called cermets, with applications in structural materials, mainly connectors, it is also the case of shape memory materials, and with other uses in applications as thermal and acoustic insulators; similarly, the use of recycled-plastic materials substituting wood in some applications of construction, sealers and paints that do not retain heat will increase; in relation to ceramic materials, they will have broader acceptance since they are relatively easy to produce and recycle.
The first technology is MesoCoat's PComP[TM] life extending nanocomposite cermet coating materials.
AE monitoring of microdamage during flexural fracture of cermets", Proceedings EURO PM2009-Hardmetals & Cermets, 2009, pp.
Cermets might be an answer--except that cermets are based on titanium, which has its own supply constraints and high-cost issues, and cermets lack the bulk toughness required for at least 70 percent of the metalcutting operations that are performed today with carbide.
industry had yet to develop lower density (lower specific gravity) analogues to the heavy cermets, such as titanium carbide-nickel-molybdenum and tungsten carbide-cobalt, it had used so successfully for decades.
MEGACOAT Cermets are less chemically reactive than carbide, which reduces the tendency for built-up-edge and provides improved surface finishes.
Specifically, the main efforts will be addressed on the study of both water and O2 electrodes, where there will be investigation on: (i) Modified SoA Ni-based cermets, (ii) Alternative perovskite-type materials, (iii) Thorough investigation on the O2 electrode, where new more efficient O2 evolving electrodes are going to be examined and proposed.
The cutting inserts used were uncoated carbide H13A, coated carbide GC3015, uncoated cermets CT5015, coated cermets GC1525, reinforced ceramic CC670 and mixed ceramic CC650.