Products, vendors, demos, sumo wrestlers, and more—Inaugural Ceramics Expo delivers it all | The American Ceramic Society

Products, vendors, demos, sumo wrestlers, and more—Inaugural Ceramics Expo delivers it all

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The first-ever Ceramics Expo kicked off Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio—and, importantly, it’s delivering on much-hyped promises to showcase the entire supply chain of ceramics materials and technologies. The show runs through Thursday afternoon.

Here’s a glimpse into the initial action, but watch for a full recap of the event Friday on CTT. Better yet—on site registration is still available, so come check out the show!

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A technician adjusts the instrument during the debut of SolidCAM’s iMachining for ceramics. Credit: ACerS

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Brian Vernon of Du-Co Ceramics talks with a prospective client about the company’s precision ceramics. Credit: ACerS

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Vendors have lots of goodies to give away—including sumo wrestlers! Credit: ACerS

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Joseph Cesarano of Robocasting proudly displayed his watchful eyes on the cover of the April 2014 issue of the ACerS Bulletin. Credit: ACerS

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A group of attendees are intrigued by products at the Friatec booth. Credit: ACerS

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Hans Langer talks with a conference attendee at the Lithoz booth. Credit: ACerS

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Curt Vaught of Alteo talks alumina with an interested attendee. Credit: ACerS

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There’s even time for a little materials inspection during the Expo. Credit: ACerS

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The Fritsch booth fields some questions about its mills and analyzers. Credit: ACerS

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The best thing on a cake plate at Ceramics Expo isn’t cake. Credit: ACerS

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Attendees were eager to talk to vendors and watch their innovative demos—this one included dry pancake batter. Credit: ACerS

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Saint Gobain brought a slew of its structural ceramic products to display at the inaugural Ceramics Expo. Credit: ACerS

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Don’t forget to stop by the ACerS booth to say hi! Credit: ACerS