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BCC Research offers 15 percent discount to ACerS members

By Faye Oney / April 10, 2018

BCC Research is offering a 15% discount on market research reports for ACerS members. ACerS members can take the discount off of an annual membership or individual research reports.

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Celebrating ACerS 2017 awards and honors, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 17, 2017

The September 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2017 class of awards, an interagency report on ceramic coatings to improve engine efficiency, and a novel bauxite porcelain microstructure for high-voltage insulation—is now available online.

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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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Measuring high-temperature properties, using ceramics to enhance water treatment, and more inside March ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 16, 2017

The March 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring techniques for high-temperature property measurement of refractory ceramics, conductive ceramic membranes for water treatment, and more—is now available online.

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / July 12, 2013

EU looks to tighten refractory ceramic fiber regulations In June, the European Chemicals Agency recommended that both alumina-silica and zirconia-alumina-silica refractory ceramic fibers be included under the EU’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals regulations. If confirmed by the European Commission later this year, future use of RCF in Europe will be subject to…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Around the world of ceramics in eight minutes: CeramTec launches additional international websites In a concerted campaign, the CeramTec Group has launched sites in a dozen additional languages. Together with the international websites already available in German and English, and the versions launched in the fall of 2012 for…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 11, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Morgan Ceramics promotes efficiencies in Asia’s power sector through next-gen thermal insulation solutions and precision-engineering capabilities Morgan Ceramics, a division of Morgan Crucible Co., one of the world’s leading advanced materials companies, continues to strengthen working relationship with Asia’s power sector to maximize efficiencies in power generation and transmission in…

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World’s medical ceramics market pegged at $10B+

By / September 7, 2012

Global requirement for medical device coatings by region, 2010-2017. Credit: BCC Research. Next week ACerS will be holding its first Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference with aim of generating some synergy from representatives of the materials research, manufacturing and medical communities. Some of the goals laid out for the conference are: Share and explain technical…

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Burgeoning smart-glass product market predicted

By / May 29, 2012

BCC Research predicts strong growth for smart-glass products over the next five years. Credit: BCC Research. Apparently some business researchers believe the demand for smart-glass products in the construction industry is poised to soar. Undoubtedly, smart glass—think photochromic and electrochromic glass, windows and curtain walls—has a big future because of potential energy savings and also…

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