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.
“We’re convinced that manufacturing in Italy provides real value, and believe it to be both a possibility and a duty for all businesses in our country,” said Paolo Mongardi, president of Sacmi Imola, as he commented on the group’s 2014 annual report.
Our June issue includes features focusing on ceramic medical/dental applications, building-integrated photovoltaics challenges and opportunities, analytical challenges, and the new OSHA silica rule. Check it out today!