CBS recently featured The Homer Laughlin China Co. in a segment called "Fiesta: Brightening up the Table." While the report is very interesting and does a great job of portraying Homer Laughlin's commitment to quality American-made ware, one can't help but be reminded of the numerous ceramic and glass companies that sadly no longer exist in the U.S.
Welcome to our annual Ceramic Components Directory. To learn more about the typical performance characteristics of some ceramic materials, turn to the Material Properties Charts. While specific characteristics will vary by supplier - and, indeed, can often be tailored specifically to the application - these charts can provide some general guidelines regarding which type of ceramic material might be best suited to a particular function.
U.S. government studies have concluded that the level of radiation emitted by full-body airport scanners is safe for passengers. In last week's CI CyberNews poll, we asked our readers whether they agreed.