ACerS Structural Clay Products Division

Our Mission

The Structural Clay Products Division of The American Ceramic Society emphasizes the most efficient and economical ways to manufacture brick, pipe, red-body tile and other structural clay products.
Omni Charlotte Hotel

SCPD and SW Section with National Brick Research Center Meeting


May 9-12, 2022 Charlotte, NC USA

Access information regarding technical sessions, NBRC and plant tours.

Contact our 2020-2021 Structural Clay Products Division Officers.

Recognizing excellence in the industry.

View the Division’s annual reports and rules governing the division.

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering.

ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.

About SCP

Learn how the Structural Clay Products Division can help your research and career.  Download and share the SCP Division flyer summarizing the Division’s benefits, mission and focused meetings.

Structural Clay Products Meeting Spotlight


Over 100 attendees converged in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, June 24–27 to take part in the combined meeting of the ACerS Structural Clay Products Division, ACerS Southwest (SW) Section, and Clemson University’s National Brick Research Center (NBRC). The meeting was successful due to the combined efforts and teamwork between members of the ACerS SCPD and SW Section and NBRC staff. Read more...

Journal Articles

ACerS members enjoy unlimited access to ACerS journals.  Here is a recent article pertinent to SCPD members.

Microwave hybrid fast sintering of red clay ceramics
Gabriela Pitolli Lyra

Impact of the addition of dolomite to cream‐firing clays on the technological and color properties of sintered ceramics
Kornelia Wiśniewska

Economy analysis of the implementation of extruded tiles fabrication in a ceramic industry containing ornamental rock waste
Marilena Coelho de Azevedo