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Aerogels

By / April 9, 2009

Aerogel is wispy, translucent, highly insulating material often described as “solid smoke.” It’s worth noting that aerogel is not a new material and may date back to the 1930s.

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Video of the week – aerogels

By / November 12, 2008

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/Aerogel.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/Aerogel.jpg}] This week’s video is actually a three-in-one aerogel feature. Aerogel is wispy, translucent, highly insulating material often described as “solid smoke.” It’s worth noting that aerogel is not a new material and may date back to the 1930s. Many new applications and lower-cost production processes, however, are opening up. The first…

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