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Setting the standard—ASTM Committee C28 Advanced Ceramics enters its 4th decade

By April Gocha / January 2, 2017

With over 50 standards on test methods, practices, guides, terminology, and specification for advanced ceramics under its jurisdiction, Committee C28 is proud to hold its first meetings of the year in conjunction with ACerS in January 2017.

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ASTM Committee C28 Advanced Ceramics celebrates three decades of excellence in standards

By April Gocha / January 5, 2016

2016 marks the thirtieth year of the founding of ASTM Committee C28 on Advanced Ceramics. Committee C28 kicks off its anniversary year with a joint meeting with ACerS on Jan. 24, 2016, as part of the 40th Jubilee celebration of ICACC’16 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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St. Louis/RCD symposium celebrated golden anniversary milestone

By Eileen De Guire / March 28, 2014

A recap from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division meeting that took place this week (March 26–27, 2014) highlights top-notch technical presentations on refractory binding systems and two milestone anniversaries.

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Sunshields and semiconductors: ceramic and fabrics weaving new applications and markets

By / July 27, 2012

Many of the same materials used in semiconductor processing are being applied to textile materials. Credit: Jur, NCSU. The notion of ceramics going together with fabrics is a little counterintuitive. Mixing the hard stuff with soft threads? But, it’s true, and sort of like peanuts on top of an ice cream sundae—a great combination can…

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Help needed with new ASTM tensile strength standard for ceramic matrix composite tubes

By / August 11, 2010

We learned from one of our members that the ASTM C28.07 committee is working a new test standard for the tensile strength of fiber-reinforced ceramic composite tubes. The committee looking for team members with interest, expertise and experience in this type of test. If you can help, please contact Steve Gonczy.

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