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GE Aviation invests additional $105M to manufacture ceramic matrix composites for jet engines

By April Gocha / March 9, 2018

GE Aviation is expanding two of its ceramic matrix composite manufacturing plants in North Carolina, one in Asheville and one in West Jefferson. The company will invest an additional $105 million in the plants, which manufacture jet engine components.

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PacRim Young Investigator Forum explores big ideas in nano

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] These raft recliners were not PACRIM attendees! They are dummies used in a children’s game show that was being filmed onsite while the conference was underway. Credit: ACerS By Dereck Nills Ferreira Muche University of California, Davis    The PACRIM 12 with Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) 2017 in Waikoloa, Hawaii, held…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 8, 2017

Coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in iron-platinum nanoparticle mapped, ceramic matrix composites take flight in LEAP jet engine, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 8, 2017.

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NASA Glenn materials engineer Valerie Wiesner explores potential of ceramic matrix composites

By April Gocha / September 1, 2016

ACerS member Valerie Wiesner, a materials engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the many scientists trying to fully unlock the potential of ceramic matrix composite materials.

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New issue of Nature Materials features Nitin Padture on advanced ceramics for aerospace propulsion

By April Gocha / August 9, 2016

ACerS member and Fellow Nitin Padture penned one of three commentaries for a new aerospace-centered issue of Nature Materials. Padture’s article, “Advanced structural ceramics in aerospace propulsion,” details the vital role of advanced structural ceramics in ever-advancing vehicle propulsion systems.

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HTCMC-GFMAT student view—Plenary session inspires

By Eileen De Guire / June 28, 2016

University of North Dakota graduate student, Matt Fuka, reports on the opening plenary session at HTCMC-GFMAT in Toronto, Canada.

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Future looks equally bright for ceramic-matrix composites and next generation of ceramic and glass leaders

By April Gocha / May 19, 2016

Your summer reading is delivered—the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online.

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The spin on state-of-the-art ceramics—coming to a turbine near you

By Stephanie Liverani / August 4, 2015

Jim Vartuli, manager of GE’s engineered ceramic laboratory, describes in a new video how GE is revolutionizing jet engines using ceramic matrix composites.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 31, 2015

Blasch introduces abrasion-resistant products, Precision Castparts expands into ceramic composites, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 31, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 11, 2015

Ceramic matrix composites take on jet engine, high-temperature superconductivity advances, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 11, 2015.

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