ceramic coatings

Flexible ceramic heat-shield material developed

By / July 19, 2009

Via Gizmag, news came out about the UK-based company Zircotec that developed what it claims to be the first-ever flexible ceramic heat-shield material, opening the door for ceramic materials to be used in a far wider range of automotive, aerospace and industrial applications. The application of ceramic coatings to metallic and composite components traditionally uses…

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Ceramic Coatings

By / July 6, 2009

Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology: Ceramic Transactions Volume 211 by C. Baldwin, H. Evele, R. Pershinsky April 2010, Hardcover US $99.95 Description: This volume compiles PEI Technical Forum proceedings. It contains carefully selected articles ranging from Efficiency and Dense Phase Pumping of Porcelain Enamel Powder to Digital Ceramic Printing and Raw Materials and Energy: Their…

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High-performance ceramic coatings market to reach $1.8 billion by 2012

By / June 30, 2009

Global Industry Analysts has a new report on the high-performance ceramic coatings market. Revenues in North America are projected to reach $1.8 billion by the year 2012, driven by advantages such as high resistance against corrosion and chemicals, high reflectivity, preventing diffusion of hydrogen and electrical resistance. The report – High Performance Ceramic Coatings –…

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Museum touts transfer of F1 materials to everyday life

By / March 17, 2009

London’s Science Museum has a great new exhibit – Fast Forward: 20 ways F1 is changing our world. The “F1” reference is, of course, to auto racing, which has always been a testing ground of sorts for cutting edge materials and applications. The show has lots of examples of how F1 carbon composites are being…

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