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North America Armored Vehicle Market Expected to Reach $8.6 Million in 2019

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According to a recent report by MicroMarket Monitor, the North American armored vehicle market has been estimated at $8,325 million in 2014 and is expected to reach $8,586 million by 2019. 


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2014 CI Top 10: Leading Worldwide Manufacturers of Advanced Ceramics, Glasses and Refractories

We evaluated survey details combined with information gleaned from company websites, annual reports, press releases, etc. to develop the rankings.
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We’re pleased to present the second annual CI Top 10! Following the success of the inaugural ranking last year, and taking into account your suggestions, we’ve expanded the scope of the CI Top 10 to include not only the leading worldwide manufacturers of advanced ceramics, but also advanced glasses and refractories.


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Inside CI: 2014 CI Top 10

The CI Top 10 underscores just how robust and far-reaching our industry truly is.
By Susan Sutton
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Welcome to our second annual CI Top 10 issue!


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High-Temperature Energy Recovery Using Thermoelectric Ceramics

Research is underway to optimize oxide ceramics that can help thermoelectric harvesting reach its full energy-saving potential.
By Eric Hanson
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Thermoelectric (TE) heat recovery technologies can frequently reduce the operating costs for facilities by increasing energy productivity and efficiency.


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Melt-Infiltrated Refractory Ceramic Matrix Composites

Melt infiltration processing can produce CMCs capable of withstanding ultra-high temperatures.
By Jerry Brockmeyer, Tim Stewart, and Brian Williams
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Refractory ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are of considerable interest for a range of high-temperature and severe environment applications, including space and defense, and have potential for commercial and industrial applications that impose extreme thermal and environmental demands on materials.


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Materials Innovation: NRL Researchers Develop Harder Ceramic for Armor Windows

NRL's nanocrystalline spinel demonstrates that the hardness of transparent ceramics can be increased simply by reducing the grain size to 28 nm.
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while maintaining a high degree of transparency.


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MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS: Composite Crew Compartments

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Morgan Advanced Materials recently announced that survivability solutions offered by its composites and defense systems business are being used in customized armored composite crew compartments, ideal for reconnaissance and tactical vehicles, as well as Special Forces vehicles.


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Top 10 Ceramic Industry New Product Stories of 2013-2014

Readers took the most interest in advanced technology-driven products.
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Listed here are the year's 10 most-viewed new product stories.


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GOODFELLOW CORP.: Silicon Carbide Foam

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Silicon carbide (SiC) foam, available from Goodfellow, reportedly provides the exceptional hardness, high-temperature durability and performance of solid silicon carbide, but in an extremely lightweight and versatile foam structure.


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Top 5 Hottest News

Saint-Gobain’s New North American Headquarters Remains in Top Spot

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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 For the second week in a row, Saint-Gobain’s announcement regarding the relocation of its North American headquarters drew the most reader interest. 


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EVENTS

USACA Transparent Ceramic Sensor Windows Symposium

11/4/14
Dayton, OH
United States

The U.S. Advanced Ceramics Association (USACA) Transparent Ceramic Sensor Windows Symposium will be held in Dayton, Ohio, November 4-5, 2014.

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These articles detail innovative advanced ceramic and glass materials and technologies.

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June 2014 Issue Highlights

Our June 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

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Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI September 2014 cover

2014 September

You won't want to miss the CI Top 10, traditionally our most popular article of the year!

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CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!

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