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Skiing on ceramics and technology-enhanced fashion—Materials science heats up athletic competition in Winter Olympics

By April Gocha / January 30, 2018

In addition to the incredible feats of human fitness and skill on display at the Olympics, there’s a lot of research and development that happens behind the scenes to make the games the to-the-finish-line competition that they are—including plenty of materials science.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / February 20, 2015

Inside Fuyao’s new glass factory, Samsung’s three-sided smartphone screen, advanced ceramics are into curling, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for February 20, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 14, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Video: CeramTec’s ceramic inrun track to propel ski jumpers at Sochi’s Winter Games

By Jessica McMathis / February 5, 2014

Germany based CeramTec has built an alpine ski jump with ceramic materials and innovative technology.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / September 13, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / July 5, 2013

CoorsTek acquires Dynamic-Ceramic (Wall Street Journal) CoorsTek Inc., manufacturer of technical ceramics supplying critical components to high-technology markets, has acquired Dynamic-Materials (Ceramics) Ltd. (Crewe, England) and its wholly owned subsidiary Dynamic-Ceramic Ltd., a specialist advanced ceramic manufacturing, trading, and consultancy company. Established in 1987, Dynamic-Ceramic offers a variety of ceramic materials for a wide range of…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 23, 2013

Somany Q4 net up nearly 20 percent Somany Ceramics Ltd. says improved sales resulted in net profit of Rs 10.14 crore ($1.88 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, a year-on-year increase of 19.85 percent. The tile manufacturer’s net sales also rose to Rs 333.71 crore ($61.8 million) for the quarter, compared with Rs…

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Bioceramics: Opportunities and challenges

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2013

  Chemical composition of Biolox delta, a zirconia-toughened alumina with small additions of chromium oxide and strontium aluminate. Credit: Pawar, IJACT Last July’s 4th International Congress on Ceramics was the setting for multiple presentations on the use of advanced ceramics in various industries. Among the application areas covered were biology and medicine. This post is…

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Schott reports progress in manufacturing ceramics for use in advanced lens systems and LED technology

By Eileen De Guire / April 26, 2013

According to Schott, the manufacturing of transparent or translucent ceramics is based on a sophisticated process chain. Depending on the application, highly reactive oxide nanopowders of various compositions are mixed, doped, homogenized in liquid media and then dried again. Afterwards they are pressed into shapes like optical lenses, for instance, and sintered into ceramics inside…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Around the world of ceramics in eight minutes: CeramTec launches additional international websites In a concerted campaign, the CeramTec Group has launched sites in a dozen additional languages. Together with the international websites already available in German and English, and the versions launched in the fall of 2012 for…

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