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Posted: June 25, 2008
SACHEM Launches New Products for High Purity Advanced Ceramic Powders
(Nanowerk News) SACHEM has published a white paper titled “Avanta AC™ Advanced Ceramics Solutions as Enablers for Advanced Ceramic Nanopowders” online. This white paper outlines the challenges in manufacturing high-purity ceramic powders on a nanometer scale, as well as the advantages of SACHEM’s new line of products. Advanced ceramic nanopowders are critical to a variety of leading edge technology applications, ranging from electronics, superconductors, transparent conductive coatings and inorganic membranes for fuel cells.
Among a variety of potential production methods, solution-based chemical methods represent cost-effective and efficient methods of manufacturing nanopowders. SACHEM’s Avanta AC™ products can increase the manufacturing performance of these well-established manufacturing methods, including improved homogeneity, reduced particle size, narrowed particle size distributions, and gains in water wash efficiencies.
Willy Wilson, Product Development Manager at SACHEM, says, “The use of high purity tetraalkylammonium hydroxides in the production of advanced ceramic powders is growing rapidly due to their unique properties. SACHEM Inc. is the world’s premier supplier of high purity organic hydroxides and specialty salts, including the Avanta AC™ Advanced Ceramics Solutions.“
SACHEM, Inc. delivers highly pure, precise and innovative chemical solutions designed to solve the most demanding and challenging applications. For over 50 years SACHEM has provided chemical solutions and services to customers in key markets including electronics, biotechnology, starch modification, polymers, catalysts, pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals. Based in Austin, Texas, SACHEM's expanding worldwide operations include manufacturing and research facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with a global service network and presence spanning over 30 countries. For more information, please visit www.sacheminc.com.