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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 10, 2013

Morgan Advanced Materials highlights fire protection, wear and chemical corrosion resistant materials for offshore oil & gas applications at OTC 2013 Morgan Advanced Materials announces that it will be showcasing a broad range of its products for the oil and gas production and exploration industries at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. Morgan…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 17, 2012

Check ’em out: Warning on fracture of the alumina-bearing couple delta ceramic liner in hip implants Although the fracture rate of third-generation alumina-bearing couples is low, we believe that it may not be possible to eliminate the actual risk of alumina head fracture. Patients should be informed about the potential for this complication before receiving…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 20, 2011

My inbox runneth over: Quantum fluctuations can promote or inhibit glass formation Scaling up: The future of nanoscience (51 years after Feyman’s “There’s plenty of room at the bottom) Materials research engineers study pink diamonds to find out how they got their rosy hues South Korea unveils world’s first commercial electric bus Biological joints could…

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Laser-engineered bioceramic coatings help connect bone and implant

By Martin Grolms / August 6, 2010

Samples of textures achieved with laser-engineered bioceramic coatings. These coatingscan provide a 3D topographic cue and appropriate chemistry suitable for load bearingimplant applications. Credit: Narendra Dohotre. Surfaces of artificial implants that mimic natural structures are expected to improve biocompatibility by enhancing the connection between the living bone and the surface. The challenge is to create…

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