Advanced Ceramics

Carbon - Something Old, Something New

Processing requirements for carbon-based products are as variable as the allotropic forms of carbon itself.
April 1, 2014

Carbon is one of the earliest known elements. It was used by the Egyptians and Sumerians in the form of charcoal around 3750 B.C. for the reduction of copper, zinc, and tin ores in the manufacture of bronze.


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Expanding Markets for Piezoelectrics

Piezoelectric ceramics, polymers and ceramic/polymer composite devices are increasingly in demand for multiple high-tech applications.
April 1, 2014

Piezoelectricity is electric polarization produced by mechanical strain in certain crystals, the polarization being proportional to the amount of strain and changing sign with it.


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Inside CI: An Advancing Industry

We need to live in the present and build opportunities for the future.
April 1, 2014

I have a notoriously lackluster long-term memory. The phrase “Remember that time…” is usually cause for nothing but dread as far as I’m concerned. 


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Ford Invests $500 Million in Ohio Engine Plant, Creates 300 Jobs

April 1, 2014
Ford Motor Co. recently announced plans to invest $500 million to upgrade its Lima, Ohio, engine plant and add 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® specifically engineered for the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150.
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3M Releases Patches for Development of Large-Format Devices

March 31, 2014
3M recently released Android kernel patches for its multi-touch display and systems products.
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Top 5 Hottest News

Readers Most Interested in Harper’s Carbon Fiber Production Systems

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
March 31, 2014

News regarding an order for Harper International’s carbon fiber-related systems drew the most interest last week.


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GE Aviation Targets Indiana for New Jet Engine Assembly Facility

March 31, 2014
GE Aviation recently announced it will break ground this year on a new $100 million jet engine assembly facility in Lafayette, Ind.
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Reservations Available for Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award Dinner

March 27, 2014
The Michigan/Northwest Ohio section of the American Ceramic Society recently announced that the Toledo Glass & Ceramic Award Dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at The Toledo Club.
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Dip-Tech to Participate in Two Glass Industry Events in Shanghai

March 26, 2014
Dip-Tech recently announced plans to visit Shanghai, China, to showcase its advanced digital ceramic in-glass printing solutions at two major industry meetings.
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Musser Named Executive VP, Corning Technologies and International

March 26, 2014
Eric S. Musser has been elected executive vice president of Corning Technologies and International at Corning.
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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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Our April issue features details on advanced materials such as ceramic matrix composites and piezoelectric ceramics, among many others. Be sure to check it out!

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