Articles by Christine Grahl

Saving Lives With Ceramic Armor

June 1, 2003
Despite facing a number of challenges, ceramic armor manufacturers continue to work on technology advances that will likely lead to even better protection for tomorrow's soldiers.
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Environmentally Friendly Adhesives

May 30, 2003
A water-soluble adhesive is helping high-tech companies streamline their machining and finishing processes while meeting strict environmental standards.
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BCR: Adding Value with Machine-Molded Brick

May 1, 2003
Companies such as Acme Brick are using machine molding technology to achieve efficient production of "handmade" brick.
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BCR: The “Final” MACT Rule?

May 1, 2003
In March, the EPA issued the final National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Brick and Structural Clay Products Manufacturing and Clay Ceramics Manufacturing, commonly known as the “MACT rule” because it requires the use of a maximum achievable control technology. Although the rule had not yet been published in the Federal Register at the time this article was written, EPA officials believed this would occur by the end of April.
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INSIDE CI<br>Taking Action

May 1, 2003
By collaborating with other industry professionals through associations, task forces, coalitions and organizations, the ceramic industry can accomplish much more than it would be able to achieve alone.
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April 2, 2003
A new modeling program is significantly streamlining the amount of time required to bring new glass and ceramic tableware and decorative products to market.
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INSIDE CI<br>New Products, New Possibilities

April 2, 2003
New technologies won’t guarantee success but they can provide some advantages in today’s difficult manufacturing environment.
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Investing in Ceramics: Machining for the Future

March 31, 2003
With original founder and owner Mike Cromer back at the helm, MTI is once again positioning itself for success in the machining industry.
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PPP: Exploring the Clay Canvas

February 28, 2003
Layered glazes, delicate textures and intricate designs give “functional pottery”new meaning in the art world.
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PPP: 3-Dimensional Drawing

February 28, 2003
By combining a background in drawing with commercial glazes, overglaze transfers and a love for the three-dimensional clay form, Susan Bach has carved out a successful niche for herself as a clay designer.
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