LEM - Low Expansion Material

Materials used to make bodies requiring low expansion (e.g. flameware, refractories). The individual particles of these materials have low expansion. Some of theme even expand at certain temperature ranges.

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  • (Materials) Molochite - Highly Calcined Alumina Silicate
  • (Materials) Calcined Kaolin - Al2O3.2SiO2

    Cal Kaolin, Meta Kaolin

  • (Materials) Kyanite - Al2O3.SiO2

    Disthene, Cyanite

  • (Materials) Pyrophyllite - Al2O3.4SiO2.H2O - A Soft Hydrous Aluminum Silicate


  • (Materials) Andalusite - Al2O3.SiO2


  • (Materials) Calcined Alumina - Al2O3 - Aluminum oxide

    Alumina Calcined, Calcnd Alum, Ground Alumina, Corundum

  • (Materials) Zircon - ZrO2.SiO2

    Zirconium Silicate

  • (Glossary) Corning Ware, Pyroceramics, Pyrex

    While this is a trade-name of a specific type of ceramic available, the term is also used in a generic sense to refer to porcelain tableware that has an extremely low thermal expansion. While a trade secret of the Corning company, it is well known that oven-to-table ware is produced by controlling t...

  • (Materials - Type) Talc - Mg3Si4O6 or 3MgO.4SiO2.H2O

    Magnesium Silicate, Steatite, French Chalk, Hydrated talc

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