April 3rd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
A research team developed a 3-D printing process to make a high-quality, low-cost optical lens that could be fabricated a lot quicker than conventional methods and used in a number of applications for the optical and medical industries.
April 2nd, 2018 | by April Gocha
Kyocera Corporation just announced that it will invest $52.4 million to build a new manufacturing plant in Japan to boost production of ceramic microelectronic packages.
March 30th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Researchers at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, N.C.) have now broken the critical casting thickness—the previous maximum possible size—for fabricating bulk metallic glass by using laser-based powder bed additive manufacturing.
March 27th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Inspired by Arabic lace screens, a team of faculty and staff from Iowa State University's architecture department have created a 3-D-printed ceramic façade that can be used as part of a mechanical system to control the amount of light, privacy, airflow, and cooling in a building.
March 22nd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Mary Stevenson, president of Deltech Furnaces, believes that the key to developing relationships with other businesses is to take advantage of the numerous benefits an ACerS Corporate Partnership offers. Learn how she has gotten involved with the Society over the years in this Corporate Partner profile.
March 20th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Planning to attend Ceramics Expo 2018, May 1–3? Make sure you visit ACerS booth (#308)—to make it worth your while, here are top five reasons (plus a bonus reason) to visit ACerS at Ceramics Expo.
March 16th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Learn how to troubleshoot and solve suspension rheology problems in ACerS short course “Dispersion and Rheology Control for Improved Ceramic Processing" at Ceramics Expo. Register before March 29 for a special rate.
March 15th, 2018 | by April Gocha
The April 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about ceramics in the semiconductor industry, refractory firebricks for energy storage, high-temperature furnace coatings, ceramic proppant supply, and additive manufacturing at Ceramics Expo 2018—is now available online.
March 14th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Proving that it is possible to create a three-dimensional structure out of two-dimensional ceramic tiles, a group at Harvard Graduate School of Design built an 8-foot-tall structure that covers 145 square feet of interior space. Watch the video to see how they fabricated Tile Grid Shell.
March 9th, 2018 | by April Gocha
GE Aviation is expanding two of its ceramic matrix composite manufacturing plants in North Carolina, one in Asheville and one in West Jefferson. The company will invest an additional $105 million in the plants, which manufacture jet engine components.