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NexTech’s SOFC interconnect coating surpasses one-year mark

By Eileen De Guire / April 28, 2012

Schematic of a planar solid oxide fuel cell. The ferritic stainless steel interconnects are coated to prevent poisoning of the cathode by volatile chromium compounds. NexTech Materials has just completed a one-year demonstration of a successfull manganese cobalt oxide coating. Credit: Olivera Kesler, University of Toronto. When our neighbors down the street at NexTech Materials…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / September 30, 2011

NexTech’s 10 µm MCO coating on SS441 substrate 900°C, 200 hours, air. Credit: NexTech. Here’s what we are hearing: PPG to increase global production capacity for precipitated silica PPG Industries announced that it is increasing its global precipitated silica production capacity by more than 18,000 tons per year in response to growing global demand. The capacity…

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