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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

April 2017 – Vol. 96 No. 3
  • President’s update: Industry issues

  •  Additive manufacturing techniques for fabricating complex ceramic components from preceramic polymers

PLUS…

  • Polymer-derived ceramic and ceramic-like coatings: Innovative solutions for real problems

  • The QC checklist: An essential tool for managing product quality of ceramics

  • Business supplement—Materials with market value: Global ceramic and glass industry poised to reach $1 trillion
     


Features

President's update: Industry issues

3

Bill Lee

ACerS President Bill Lee provides the first of three updates to members about key themes of his presidency.


Additive manufacturing techniques for fabricating complex ceramic components from preceramic polymers

16

Paolo Colombo, Johanna Schmidt, Giorgia Franchin, Andrea Zocca, and Jens Günster

Properties of preceramic polymers allow use of additive manufacturing to fabricate advanced ceramics through various techniques.


Business supplement—Materials with market value: Global ceramic and glass industry poised to reach $1 trillion

25

Margareth Gagliardi

Traditional glass and ceramics comprise 89% of the global market; however, growth will be largest in technical ceramic sectors in the next five years.


Polymer-derived ceramic and ceramic-like coatings: Innovative solutions for real problems

42

Gilvan Barroso, Quan Li, Günter Motz, and Rajendra K. Bordia

Polymer-derived ceramic coating systems have tunable chemical composition, versatility and ease of processing, and excellent properties, making these materials promising for a variety of applications.


The QC checklist: An essential tool for managing product quality of ceramics

50

John Niggl

A quality control checklist clarifies product specifications for mass production and helps ensure the quality of manufactured ceramic products.


Meetings

Marketing for Manufacturers Forum at the 6th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit

56

Clay 2017

57

PACRIM12

58

Cements 2017

60

Departments

Spotlight

5

Research Briefs

10

Columns

Business and Market View

24

Andrew McWilliams

 Advanced materials for 3-D printing


Deciphering the discipline

64

D. Keith Coffman

   Keeping breadth in mind


Resources

Calendar

41

Classified Advertising

61

Display Advertising

63

Electronic Version

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