In an effort to grow the composite manufacturing cluster in Rhode Island, a $125,000 federal grant was recently given by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Rhode Island Marine Traders Association.
Drying is a necessary step in the processing of all ceramic products and components, whether it takes place as a separate step or is a preliminary step in the firing process. Ceramics are made from different combinations of materials that can be in slurry form or even more liquid, in the case of slip-cast ware at the start of the fabrication process.
Increasing production of composites-rich commercial and regional aircraft, along with the development of new composite applications in different industries, are major growth drivers for the testing market in the composites industry.
July 26, 2017
The global composites testing market was reportedly valued at $1.2 billion in 2016 and is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% over the next five years to reach $1.9 billion in 2022.
Ceradyne reportedly distinguished itself by finding innovative ways to create cost efficiencies and improve quality assurance for producing ceramic missile radome material in the Clarkston, Ga., facility.
July 3, 2017
Raytheon has recognized Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, with an EPIC Supplier Excellence Award for its outstanding performance, innovation and collaboration on U.S. Department of Defense projects.