August 11th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The Senvol Database—the “first and most comprehensive database for industrial additive manufacturing machines and materials”—contains 1,292 fully and flexibly searchable materials, allowing manufacturers to quickly pinpoint the perfect material for each application.
October 7th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Every first Friday of October, manufacturing companies and organizations join the movement to raise awareness about U.S. manufacturing. From 3-D printing to solar to next-gen electronics, check out some of the materials manufacturing buzz we've been following this year.
January 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramco launches online ceramic fastener portal, Versum Materials logo revealed, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 8, 2016.
August 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
According to Patently Apple, Apple has filed a new(ish) patent for a ceramic component casting method to manufacture harder zirconia ceramics.
July 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a unique ceramic that can store heat long-term and release it on-demand, opening up new possibilities for a variety of energy storage systems.
November 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Growing forests of carbon nanotubes, high-temperature superconductors explained, new crystalline order for thermoelectric applications, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 19, 2014.
September 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Ceramic artwork is beautiful—but ceramic materials can be just as pretty to look at, particularly when they are fashioned into pieces of art in their own right.
June 13th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories, have unveiled new insights into the structures of liquid metal oxides at high temperatures.
May 2nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The US Naval Research Laboratory has developed a superior see-through ceramic nanocrystalline spinel, both highly transparent and strong, with ambitions to improve armor windows for military vehicles
April 7th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research uses inspiration from the ocean to improve ceramics, making them stronger by controlling their microstructure and mimicking that of marine mollusks.