U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, BOEM Director Abigail Ross Hopper, Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, and Deepwater Wind, the project developers, celebrated America’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm.
Imagine a glass window that’s tough like armor, a camera lens that doesn’t get scratched in a sand storm, or a smartphone screen that doesn’t break when dropped. Except it’s not glass; it’s a special spinel that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been researching over the last 10 years.
Ceramic manufacturers all over the world must consider two important factors when selecting the optimum equipment for their firing needs: running costs and the ability to make products with consistent quality.