Advanced Ceramics

MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS: Ceramic Components

October 7, 2013
This company recently announced the launch of its improved range of stave-shaped ceramic components for the defense and commercial sonar sectors.
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Happy Manufacturing Day!

The second annual Manufacturing Day will be held today throughout the U.S.
October 4, 2013
Domestic ceramic manufacturing has undergone some tough years (arguably decades).
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Sustainable Energy Research Center to be Hosted at Queen’s University Belfast

October 3, 2013
Queen’s University Belfast recently announced it will host a new £7 million (~ $11 million) research center intended to pioneer advances in sustainable energy technologies.
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CARBO CERAMICS INC.: Proppant

October 3, 2013
This company was expected to unveil KRYPTOSPHERE™, an ultra-conductive, ultra-high-strength proppant technology.
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MURATA AMERICAS: Ceramic Capacitors

October 2, 2013
This company recently announced the expansion of the GRM series, its flagship chip monolithic ceramic capacitor (MLCC) line.
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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Synthetic sapphire’s versatility and ability to withstand extreme conditions make it a viable candidate for a number of applications.
October 1, 2013

 Sapphire, the single crystal form of alumina (Al2O3), was first synthesized more than a century ago, but the most exciting advances associated with this versatile material are taking place today.  


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Sustainable Ceramic Membranes for Wastewater Applications

Ceramic water filtration mechanisms can help businesses conserve water and save money.
October 1, 2013

Worldwide water scarcity, combined with an increase in population growth, is leading to the realization that water production and reuse must become more efficient. Industries that use large amounts of water, including the food and energy industries, are increasingly on the lookout for sustainable filtration solutions that improve industrial water reuse efficiencies.


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Materials Innovations: Improving Catalytic Converter Performance

A newly developed ceramic foam can help clean up exhaust gases.
October 1, 2013

Next year’s Euro 6 exhaust-gas standard will make catalytic converters more expensive, especially for diesel vehicles. Researchers at Empa are working on a catalytic substrate made of ceramic foam which, because of its structure, is more efficient and thus more economical. In addition, the material also reportedly requires less noble metal coating.


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Inside CI: Crow a Little

Whether you’re a traditional or technical ceramic manufacturer, glass producer or brick maker, Ceramic Industry is here to help you crow a little about your accomplishments.
October 1, 2013

I was walking our three dogs and our foster dog on a recent Saturday morning when a woman pulled up in a car and asked if I was a professional dog walker. This happens to me fairly often.


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Murata Receives Chairman's Award

September 27, 2013

Murata recently announced that its MAGICSTRAP® series has received the 2013 Green IT Awards Chairman’s Award from the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association’s (JEITA) Green IT Committee.


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