March 17th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The April 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring polymer-derived ceramics, quality control checklists, and a comprehensive ceramic and glass industry market report—is now available online.
February 3rd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Volkswagen put invisible layer of silver in its new windshields, Saint-Gobain invests in renovation matchmaking start-up, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for February 3, 2017.
January 3rd, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
Acres has a lot of exciting meetings in the works. Keep your eye on Ceramic Tech Today, the website, and the ACerS Bulletin for all the latest details.
January 2nd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
With over 50 standards on test methods, practices, guides, terminology, and specification for advanced ceramics under its jurisdiction, Committee C28 is proud to hold its first meetings of the year in conjunction with ACerS in January 2017.
September 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
GE sets sights on 3-D printing companies, U.S. Silica acquires NBR Sand, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for September 16, 2016.
August 9th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
ACerS member and Fellow Nitin Padture penned one of three commentaries for a new aerospace-centered issue of Nature Materials. Padture’s article, “Advanced structural ceramics in aerospace propulsion,” details the vital role of advanced structural ceramics in ever-advancing vehicle propulsion systems.
January 12th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest breakthrough in 3-D printed ceramics comes from researchers at HRL Laboratories LLC, in Malibu, Calif. The team developed a process that “overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high-temperature, high-strength ceramic components,” according to a HRL news release
January 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
2016 marks the thirtieth year of the founding of ASTM Committee C28 on Advanced Ceramics. Committee C28 kicks off its anniversary year with a joint meeting with ACerS on Jan. 24, 2016, as part of the 40th Jubilee celebration of ICACC’16 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
December 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K. television show "The Great Pottery Throwdown" goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.
November 17th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University recently received a $7.75 million grant that will allow construction of a new Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education.