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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 29, 2012

AGC’s new chemically strengthened Leoflex glass coming June 1. Credit: AGC. Here is what we are hearing: Khosla joins Bill Gates & Total to back Liquid Metal Battery (GigaOm) Liquid Metal Battery, a startup developing a battery for the power grid that already counted Bill Gates and oil giant Total as an investor, has now…

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Hot stuff: Measuring thermophysical properties at very high temperatures

By Eileen De Guire / April 17, 2012

Calvet-type high-temperature oxide melt solution calorimeter and drop solution experiment. Credit: JACerS; Wiley. There is some pretty interesting work underway on ceramic materials for ultra-high temperature applications. Service temperatures of more than 1,500°C requires the use of ceramic materials rather than refractory alloys. Development of these ceramics is driven mostly by aerospace applications, such as…

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