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Microstructure of Ceramics

By / July 16, 2018

[Image above] Credit: CORE-Materials; Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Microstructure, which is too small to be seen with the naked eye, plays an important factor in the final property of a material. For ceramics, the microstructure is made up of small crystals called grains. In general, the smaller the grain size, the stronger and denser is the…

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Senvol database provides one-stop shopping for materials for additive manufacturing

By April Gocha / August 11, 2017

The Senvol Database—the “first and most comprehensive database for industrial additive manufacturing machines and materials”—contains 1,292 fully and flexibly searchable materials, allowing manufacturers to quickly pinpoint the perfect material for each application.

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Video: CoorsTek investing $120M in new advanced materials R&D facility

By April Gocha / March 23, 2016

CoorsTek just announced this week that it is investing $120 million to build an advanced materials R&D facility in its headquarters city of Golden, Colo.

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Ceramics Expo 2015

Ceramics Expo exhibitor spotlight: Lithoz

By Jessica McMathis / March 31, 2015

Over the next weeks, we’ll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Lithoz.

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Saw you in St. Louis: A recap—with photos—from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division’s 51st annual symposium  

By Jessica McMathis / March 27, 2015

Hail, high winds, thunder, and lightning couldn’t rain on the parade of the 200-plus attendees at this week’s St. Louis/RCD meeting. Click through for photos and a full recap.

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April’s ACerS Bulletin—now available online—is all about advanced ceramics

By April Gocha / March 20, 2015

Spring is calling, and it’s saying that the April issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 8, 2014

Fuel cells provide mobile power, making perfect solar absorbers, oxide-based magnetism for the future of computing, material defects make better batteries—and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 8, 2014.

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Sign up now to save on 2013 courses

By Eileen De Guire / April 15, 2013
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Register for Ceramic Short Courses

By / August 25, 2011

Expand your ceramic materials knowledge with Modern Statistics, Fundamentals of Glass, Sintering or Mechanical Properties. Early-bird savings ends September 16th.

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Call for MS&T’11 abstracts

By / December 28, 2010

Submit your abstract before March 15th to be included in the leading forum addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community.

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