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.
February 15th, 2018 | by April Gocha
The March 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, the World Materials Research Institutes Forum, micromilling ceramic nanoparticulate materials, new NSF awards, and more—is now available online.
January 26th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have created a high-performance ceramic composite that is strong, durable, and resistant to heat and radiation. The findings could be useful in industries that require highly functional and durable ceramic materials—such as nuclear power plants, aerospace, and oil and gas industries.
November 13th, 2017 | by Andrea Ross
A record-setting 575 people converged upon the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, November 6-9, for the 78th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brought together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions for the glass industry.
October 6th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Two ACerS corporate members unite—Allied Mineral Products recently purchased Riverside Refractories. The sale will complement Allied's product line and expand its manufacturing presence in the southeastern United States.
October 4th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
The refractory community met at UNITECR 2017 in Santiago, Chile, the last week of September. Raw material prices and trends, as well as advances in technology, were at the forefront.
March 31st, 2017 | by April Gocha
This year, a record ~230 attendees descended upon St. Louis for 53rd Annual Symposium on Refractories, held March 29–30 and hosted by ACerS St. Louis Section and Refractory Ceramics Division.
November 11th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
More than 500 attendees came together for the 77th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, Ohio, this week, including an unprecedented number of students.
July 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Pittsburgh Section of The American Ceramic Society was one of several engineering organizations that sponsored the Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition, where students are charged with envisioning a future city through digital and desktop modeling.
April 5th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The 52nd Annual Symposium on Refractories—Refractories for the Ferrous Industry: A Historical Perspective, Present, and Future Directions—produced by the ACerS St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division took place March 30–31 in St. Louis