A zirconium dioxide coating could provide real protection for an airplane's engine
By Matt Ransford
Posted 03.20.2008 at 3:31 pm 0 Comments
Kids arent the only ones who think fake diamonds are hot. Engineers at Ohio State University are using zirconium dioxide (the ceramic from which we get synthetic diamonds) to protect jet engines from high-temperature corrosion.
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