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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / January 26, 2013

• UK company Magma Ceramics & Catalysts has bought a 6000-square-meter manufacturing building in Vietnam to support its ceramics division, situated between Hanoi and Haiphong. Building modifications will commence in February 2013 with commercial production expected to begin later this year. • AGC Glass Co. North America has officially restarted its “G1” float glass line…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / August 27, 2012

• A new £5.4 million white flint furnace is now fully operational at glass manufacturer, Beatson Clark, UK. The furnace has a capacity of 200 tons per day and gives the plant in Rotherham the same size melting area of 70.6 square meters as the previous furnace. However, an improved design will mean greater efficiency…

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Video: Could graphene-based coating wipe out rust and rejuvenate Rust Belt?

By Eileen De Guire / May 27, 2012

University of Buffalo researchers have developed a graphene-based coatings that acts as an active and passive corrosion prevention barrier and can be applied using standard, off-the-shelf industrial tools. Credit: University of Buffalo; You Tube. As ceramic engineers and scientists, it pains us to admit that there is an unwelcome member of the family—iron oxide, or…

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