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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 25, 2017

Taming ‘wild’ electrons in graphene, novel process facilitates production of high-voltage lithium-ion cathodes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 25, 2017.

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Could this structure allow 3-D printed polymers to replace ceramic materials in body armor?

By April Gocha / June 20, 2017

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken inspiration from conch shells to develop a 3-D printing technique that can build composite materials with incredible toughness.

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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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Video: Improving armor—developing better materials to better protect

By April Gocha / June 8, 2016

When it comes to ceramic materials, body armor is a familiar and favorite topic. But better materials for protecting the lives of those in the line of duty extend beyond ceramics, too.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 4, 2015

Future of materials science, bomb-proof luggage lining, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 4, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 9, 2015

XeraCarb tries to make body armor, PPG highlights new auto tech, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 9, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 23, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 23, 2014.

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Video: Whether for sport or special forces, Iron Man suits generate buzz in the world of armor

By Jessica McMathis / March 3, 2014

With the development of new high-tech body armor, the iconic Iron-Man suit is no longer relegated to comic books and blockbuster films.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 22, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Morgan Technical Ceramics launches new high-performance piezoelectric material Morgan Technical Ceramics, a market leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality ceramic solutions, is extending its material portfolio with the launch of a new piezoelectric material. PZT5K1 is suitable for applications in the fields of scientific instrumentation, maritime, medical,…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 15, 2013

Here’s what we are hearing: CeramTec expands Marktredwitz site; Ceramics Group to invest €80M in existing plant The current business year for the CeramTec Group begins with a decision to start planning a major expansion of the Marktredwitz plant. An €80 million will flow into the Marktredwitz plant by 2015, creating around 120 new jobs.…

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