Diamond manufacturers are entering an era of fierce competition as the looming decline in rough diamond supply is expected to place additional pressure on their already razor-thin profit margins.
A team of researchers from Euclid TechLabs and Argonne National Laboratory's Center for Nanoscale Materials have demonstrated a plug-and-play solution capable of operating in this high-electric-field environment with a high-quality electron beam.
China's synthetic diamond is market is expected to maintain development at a fast speed and witness its golden development period.
Purdue University in the U.S has recently published an research on Nature claiming that they have developed a new technology called confined-pulse laser deposition that can produce synthetic nano diamond on the graphite's surface.
Scholars of Novosibirsk have recently invented a unique superhard material with special structure natural diamond. The new invention of the specialists has increased the service life of cutting tools and drilling tools.
Registered in Luxembourg, the synthetic diamond material company—Element Six (a subsidiary of the De Beers), has recently announced the development of a new thermal grade of diamond grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD).
Nano diamond is diamond particles made by explosive method, the surface functions can help the particles have a positive charge so as to be coated with metal ions during electroplating process.
Recently, British scientists have developed a new microscope technology that can be used in observing the nano diamond in living cells. The technology is of great significance to medical research and clinic treatment.
Recently, Professor Sunhong Shanghai Jiaotong University published a thesis that has offered a new train of thought for nano materials harder than diamond.
Zhecheng county, in the eastern part of Henan province, is home to one of China's hubs for diamond powder production. In the 1980s the diamond powder business was dominated by family mills.
The production of hard alloy cutters is China's cutter future developing trend. The continual improvement in export rebate standard indicates the government's support for hard alloy cutter companies.
With the effort of Japan Sumitomo and the Element Six, the Method of high temperature and high pressure to produce synthetic monocrystalline diamond has gradually replaced natural diamond in various application fields since 1990.
Currently, the most commonly used mining method is saw cutting mining, which includes wire saws, chain saws, circular saws, etc. Wire saws are widely applied in the stone mining of granite, marble, sandstone, etc.
According to TASS, the Ministry of Finance of Russia revealed that Russia has exported 1,979 carat of diamond in the first half of 2014. The total value was ＄25 billion, which increased 8% compared with the same period last year.
Recently, silicon material has witnessed a swift and violent development. To improve material availability, silicon wafer cutting tends to adopt the use of an ultra-thin saw blade.
As one of the rare valuables, diamond has been regarded as a symbol of wealth. In the natural world, diamond is buried deep beneath the earth's surface. It is unique in that it is the hardest mineral.
In June, Antwerp Diamond industry blank bit export and import trade was very active. Compared with June 2013, polished diamond was sold at a better price.
On Aug. 18, 2014, the expert technology group led by Wang Qinsheng, the chief expert in China's superhard industry manufacturing base, embarked on providing a patent layout for the Zhengzhou superhard material industry.
According to iAbrasive, Zhengzhou New Material Industrial Park have invited domestic leading experts to discuss key patent layout planning in the future.
While both graphene and diamond belong to elementary substance of carbon, their value is poles apart. Recently, Hebei University of Technology has made huge breakthroughs in graphene-diamond phase transition mechanism theory.
In recent years, targeting at building up the largest superhard material manufacturing base, Fangcheng county has launched the 7.9 square-kilometer superhard material industrial zone construction.
Recently, iAbrasive reporters has learned from Luoxin industrial agglomeration government that "Henan Huamao (Luoxin) New Materials Industrial Park Project" is a key project of Zhengzhou Huajing Diamond Co., Ltd. in Xinan county.
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Superhard Materials markets. Global market for Superhard Materials is projected to reach US$23 billion by 2020.
At present, Hebei University of Technology has made huge breakthroughs in graphene-diamond phase transformation mechanism theory. The research production is published on the Scientific Reports of Press Group (NPG).
Before making use of grinding wheel it is essential to dress diamond grinding wheel. Presently the common used dressing methods of diamond grinding wheels are not only time-consuming but also losing diamond particles and with low shaping accuracy.