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Boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, and more inside August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 20, 2017

The August 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, an update on German ceramic R&D activities, and where big data meets materials science—is now available online.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 15, 2013

Here’s what we are hearing: CeramTec expands Marktredwitz site; Ceramics Group to invest €80M in existing plant The current business year for the CeramTec Group begins with a decision to start planning a major expansion of the Marktredwitz plant. An €80 million will flow into the Marktredwitz plant by 2015, creating around 120 new jobs.…

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Rutgers grad students demonstrate rapid ceramic product inspection technique

By / April 10, 2012

An ultrasonic phased array setup. Credit: Techno Inc. A hat tip to Quality Magazine on this. As part of their PhD thesis work, Steve Bottiglieri and Andrew Portune, graduate students at Rutgers, worked with equipment suppliers to develop a novel and relatively quick non-destructive testing approach that seems to be well suited for inspecting certain high-performance ceramic products that…

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