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Executive Overview: Association Update (Abrasives)

The Abrasive Engineering Society (AES) is a not-for-profit association with a mission to promote the knowledge and use of abrasives.
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Advancing the Abrasive Bond

A new abrasive bond system has been shown to successfully improve ceramic grinding results.
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International News: Asia

This edition focuses on Asia.
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Back Lapping Semiconductor Wafers

Back lapping is the thinning of semiconductor wafers by removing material from the rear, i.e., the unpolished or unprocessed face.
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February International News

This edition focuses on Canada and Mexico.
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Measuring in Layers

A novel technology based on flow porometry has been developed to measure the pore structure of individual layers in multi-layered and functionally graded ceramics.
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Constructing An Efficient Tunnel Kiln

A new generation of high temperature refractory and insulating materials, a patented top-firing system and an innovative low-mass kiln car design have been combined to create a tunnel kiln construction that can slash energy consumption and produce superior products.
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What’s Inside Your Ducts?

The refractories on the inside of your kiln’s air recirculation ducts can make all the difference in how long those ducts last—and how clean the air is in your preheater.
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Characterizing Particles in Nano-Powder Regimes

New high-resolution particle characterization methods have become available that allow accurate characterization of particles of ever decreasing size.
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The Kiln Community at ceramitec

Senior Technical Editor Ralph Ruark connected with kiln engineers from around the world at ceramitec 2000.
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