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GE boosts ceramic matrix composite capacity with $200M investment in silicon carbide manufacturing factories

By April Gocha / November 11, 2015

Aviation giant GE recently announced that it’s investing more than $200 million to build a pair of new factories focused solely on silicon carbide manufacturing for ceramic matrix composites.

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Commercialization of carbon nanotubes and their surprisingly long history

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2013

A multiwall carbon nanotube with triple-wall, “arm chair” morphology. Global production capacity of MWNTs is about 4.5 kilotons per year. Credit: Wikimedia. Twenty years is the figure cited in Materials Genome Initiative presentations and documents as the typical time span between new material discovery and commercialization. The MGI aspires to reduce the timeline by half…

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