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It’s a wrap! Ceramics Expo 2018 proves to be successful blend of learning, networking, and sales leads

By Faye Oney / May 4, 2018

Ceramics Expo 2018 wrapped up the week with Industry Benchpress panel discussion, ACerS short courses, and more business leads on the expo floor. Save the dates—April 30–May 1 for Ceramics Expo 2019!

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Fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, plus much more, in March 2018 ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 15, 2018

The March 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, the World Materials Research Institutes Forum, micromilling ceramic nanoparticulate materials, new NSF awards, and more—is now available online.

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Materials needs for the future—WMRIF outlines prominent trends and challenges in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / December 1, 2017

One of the missions of the World Materials Research Institutes Forum is development and dissemination of the ten most prominent trends and challenges in materials science and engineering needed for future economic, environmental, and social needs.

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Hench Festschrift celebrates researcher and shows evolving impact of bioactive glasses

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2016

The June 2016 issue of The International Journal of Applied Glass Science Festschrift honors the memory of Larry L. Hench and celebrates the impact of his work.

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New Critical Materials Hub to take broad approach to rare earths, other strategic materials

By / January 17, 2013

The launch of the DOE’s $120 million Critical Materials Institute (nee “Hub”), the fifth energy innovation-oriented “integrated research center” initiated by the Obama administration, strikes me as mainly a balanced approach to the complex issue of securing for the United States adequate supplies of unique raw materials that are crucial to clean energy applications, electronics…

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Three new ACerS books on glass-ceramics, ceramic composites and fracture

By Eileen De Guire / September 12, 2012

Bookshelf at ACerS main office. What’s on your bookshelf? Credit: ACerS. I was a student for enough years that this time of year brings on an imprinted urge to own some new books, hear the crack of the glue in a newly opened spine, smell the pages and ink and own the promise of new…

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Previews from the International Journal of Applied Glass Science

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2012

Forming or fiberizing is achieved by pulling fibers through tiny orifices in a precious metal bushing. Laboratory bushings can have as few as one hole, whereas high-throughput production bushings typically have 1000 or greater. The image shows a glass fiber bushing (left) and close-up image of bushing tips (right). From Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composites: From Formulation to…

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New release from ACerS-Wiley. Members save 25% on new titles.

By Eileen De Guire / March 13, 2012

The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and AnalysisStephen Freiman, John J. Mecholsky, Jr.ISBN: 978-0-470-15586-8Hardcover, 196 pagesMarch 2012 | US $125.00 Download a free chapter of this new title. Remember, ACerS Members 25%

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