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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 29, 2013

Thermo-Calc Software releases new version of its computational thermodynamics software Thermo-Calc Software AB announced the release of Thermo-Calc 3.0, which constitutes the third generation of its popular computational thermodynamics software. Thermo-Calc is a powerful software package used to perform thermodynamic and phase diagram calculations for multi-component systems of practical importance. Calculations are based on thermodynamic…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: AGC’s large-sized, chemically strengthened Dragontrail enables efficient production of thinner touchscreens Asahi Glass Co. will newly set up a chemical strengthening facility for Dragontrail, a specialty glass used as cover glass for smart phones and tablet PCs, at its Kansai Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. This new chemical strengthening…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 11, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Netzsch to supply SpaceX’s thermal analysis lab Netzsch Instruments North America LLC is proud to announce that it is currently the sole supplier to Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of high temperature thermal analysis instruments used to characterize material properties for space applications. SpaceX was founded in 2002 by…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 10, 2011

Here’s what we are hearing (some information from news releases): L&L Kiln introduces the Corona kiln This fiber-lined kiln reaches 2012°F. Heat up time is quick: 15 minutes to 1600°F; 30 minutes to 1900°F. Inside dimensions are 7-3/4″ wide by 8-1/4″ deep by 5-3/4″ high. It weighs approximately 35 pounds and ships by UPS. This kiln…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 4, 2011

Here’s what we are hearing (some information based on news releases): Sandia National Labs presents H.C. Starck with supplier award H.C. Starck was honored with the Oro “Gold” Award at the Annual Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Conference held Oct. 5, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. H.C. Starck was one of 15 manufacturing companies, out of…

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Birdair to show aerogel membrane roofing systems

By / March 24, 2009

Although there is a tendency to associate aerogel with more exotic applications, one of the frustrations has been finding ways to incorporate the temperamental material into common large-scale manufacturing and applications, such as insulation. Some enterprises, however, are plugging away at the problems and are succeeding in making greater use of aerogel. One example is…

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