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CoorsTek Acquires Dynamic-Ceramic

July 2, 2013
CoorsTek Inc. recently announced its acquisition of Crewe, England-based Dynamic-Materials (Ceramics) Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary Dynamic-Ceramic Ltd.
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Georgia Tech Launches Institute for Materials

June 27, 2013
The Georgia Institute of Technology recently announced the launch of its Institute for Materials (IMat) interdisciplinary research institute.
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MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS: Ceramic Pins

June 11, 2013
Ceramic pins for sensors, circuit breakers and electronic passive components in a variety of custom material formulations and blends are now available.
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MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS: Ceramic Insulators

June 5, 2013
These insulators can also reportedly be used for a range of other industrial applications such as fuses, precision electrical resistors and cartridge heaters.
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INNOVNANO: YttriaStabilized Zirconia Powder

June 4, 2013
This company has developed 3 mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia powder (3YSZ), an advanced technical ceramic with medical device applications.
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The Brake Stops Here

High-performance ceramic braking systems help ensure that safety is maintained while providing additional benefits.
June 3, 2013

Most people don’t spend much time thinking about their car’s brake pads, as long as the car stops when they need it to. The various mechanisms and materials required to brake the car remain a mystery.


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Flat Boron by the Numbers

Researchers calculate what it would take to make a new two-dimensional material.
June 3, 2013

It would be terrible if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big, pesky diamonds.


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Industrial Production of Nanofibers

Nanofiber technology can provide many benefits to the advanced ceramic composite industry.
June 3, 2013

Materials science is the grandfather of nanotechnology. Industrial materials companies are hot on the heels of the latest nanotechnology research in the ever-present quest for a competitive advantage that can help their products perform better, last longer and cost less.


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Inside CI: Broadened Horizons

The ceramic industry involves much more than tableware or brick.
June 3, 2013

I shake my head and chuckle to myself every time a new acquaintance assumes the ceramic industry involves only brick or tableware. And don’t get me started on the folks who ask, “So how’s the pottery business?”


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U.S. Silica Exceeds 2012 Sustainability Targets

May 28, 2013
U.S. Silica recently announced it has exceeded all of its 2012 sustainability targets.
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