Silicon nitride (Si3N4) and silicon carbide (SiC) systems have been used in industry for many years, and both systems have a range of properties that make them excellent choices in a number of demanding environments.
According to a study released earlier this year by The Freedonia Group, demand in the worldwide refractories market is expected to grow 3.4% per year through 2016, reaching 46.3 million metric tons valued at $46.5 billion in product sales.
The St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society will sponsor the 52nd Annual Symposium on the theme “Refractories for the Ferrous Industry: A Historical Perspective, Present, and Future Directions” on March 30-31, 2016 and the kickoff event to be held the evening of March 29, 2016. Read More
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