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Professional Services: Continuing Education and the Quest for Qualified Personnel

July 1, 2001
Developing an effective program of education and training in ceramic technology requires conscious effort and organization, as well as knowledge of the available resources.
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Materials: Synthesizing Cordierite in Ceramic Bodies

July 1, 2001
Experiments have shown that the raw materials and firing process can have a tremendous influence on the formation of cordierite in MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 ceramic bodies.
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Instrumentation: Which Measurement is Correct?

July 1, 2001
When different measurement techniques produce different results for the same sample, which results should you trust?
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Forming: Using Robots for Pressure Casting

July 1, 2001
Today’s ceramic plants can now rely on robots to quickly and accurately handle every stage of the forming process.
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Refractories: Ceramic Welding—Performance by Design

July 1, 2001
Ceramic welding is used to repair refractories in industrial furnaces at operating temperature, minimizing operational costs due to shutdowns and produciton delays.
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Drying: Principles of Drying

July 1, 2001
Understanding the principles of drying will enable us to make informed decisions about the type of dryer we purchase for our facility.
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Firing: What to Avoid When Buying a Kiln

July 1, 2001
A kiln is a major investment that should last 15-20 years or more, yet all too often, the principal focus is cost.
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Decorating: Making Organic Decorations Stick

July 1, 2001
Organic materials are bringing both new opportunities and new challenges to glass decoration.
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Batching: Understanding Mixers

July 1, 2001
Understanding the mixing mechanisms of the different mixer types can help you select the right mixer for your materials and processes.
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Investing In Ceramics - Growing with Demand

June 1, 2001
Tosoh Corp. is doubling its zirconia production capacity to keep pace with increased demand.
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