U.S. and Canadian production of crude fused aluminum oxide and silicon carbide remained flat in 2013, at 10,000 t and 35,000 t, respectively. U.S. imports for consumption of fused aluminum oxide declined slightly (1.3%) to 228,000 t, while exports jumped 23% to 23,500 t.
Martin Metzger, president and co-founder of Silicon Carbide Products, shares some company history and industry insights.
January 5, 2015
Silicon Carbide Products (SCP) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. The company, which was founded in 1994 in Horseheads, N.Y., produces ceramic components for use in a variety of industrial applications.
The National Science Foundation is funding a new method for making materials that can make lighter, more efficient vehicles.
December 1, 2014
Diana Lados, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and founding director of the university’s Integrative Materials Design Center (iMdc), has received a three-year, $424,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the development of a new way to manufacture metal-ceramic composites.