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Apple’s gold made stronger with ceramics

March 15th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis

The gold in Apple's watch is far from pure: The alloy is actually one-quarter ceramic reinforcement that makes the gold "twice as hard," more scratch resistant, and less dense.


Ceramics & the Military

May 20th, 2014 | by pwray@ceramics.org

  A variety of ceramic materials are finding their way into military vehicles and other technologies. Engine components, missile radomes, …



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