September 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The October/November 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an international ceramic industry report on Southeast Asia, the truth about silicon carbide for modern ceramic armor, and a midpoint update on the activities of an active Brazilian glass research center—is now available online.
July 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The August 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, an update on German ceramic R&D activities, and where big data meets materials science—is now available online.
February 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
By studying how fish scales deform, interact, and fracture, scientists at McGill University have uncovered mechanisms to translate that flexible strength into principles to engineer puncture-resistant gloves that can maintain dexterity while protecting workers with superior appendage protection.
December 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nano-modified aerospace composites from carbon nanotubes, bacteria-powered battery built from a single sheet of paper, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 28, 2017.
November 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceradyne wins army contracts for soldier protection programs, AGC to pull out of glass substrate business for hard disk drives, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 11, 2016.
June 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
When it comes to ceramic materials, body armor is a familiar and favorite topic. But better materials for protecting the lives of those in the line of duty extend beyond ceramics, too.
May 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceradyne awarded body armor contract, mirrors blamed for fire at massive solar plant, China's cement and glass firms gaining ground, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 27, 2016.
April 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from North Carolina State University have spent several years studying composite metal foams to better understand their properties and incredible potential.
October 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceradyne receives Army order for ceramic armor, Fuyao glass plant already expanding, ACI names memorial fellowship, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 16, 2015.
March 20th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
Joel Moskowitz—the man known for saving the lives of soldiers in combat—lost his battle against cancer on March 15 at age