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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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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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Market Trends: Advanced Ceramics on the Upswing

The global advanced ceramics market is projected to exceed $75 billion by 2020.
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The global market for advanced ceramics is projected to exceed $75 billion by 2020, driven by resurgence in global manufacturing activity, legislation of strict environmental regulations, technology innovations, and expanding application areas, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts Inc. (GIA).


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Ceramic Coatings Market Continues Growth

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The ceramic coatings market is expected to be worth $9.41 billion by 2019, according to a new report.
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Expanding Markets for Piezoelectrics

Piezoelectric ceramics, polymers and ceramic/polymer composite devices are increasingly in demand for multiple high-tech applications.
By Thomas Abraham
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Piezoelectricity is electric polarization produced by mechanical strain in certain crystals, the polarization being proportional to the amount of strain and changing sign with it.


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EVENTS

HI TEMP 2014 Conference

9/17/14
Santa Fe, NM
United States

After the great success of HI TEMP 2011 in Boston and HI TEMP 2012 in Munich, Germany, NETZSCH is pleased to invite you to attend HI TEMP 2014 Conference which will be held in Santa Fe, NM (September 17 – 19, 2014).

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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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Explore technical ceramics, glasses and refractories in our August issue!

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