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Celebrating ACerS 2017 awards and honors, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 17, 2017

The September 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2017 class of awards, an interagency report on ceramic coatings to improve engine efficiency, and a novel bauxite porcelain microstructure for high-voltage insulation—is now available online.

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Automotive glass gets lighter and tougher with Gorilla Glass, plus more inside May ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / April 20, 2017

The May 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about Gorilla Glass automotive windshields, 3-D-printed polymer-derived CMCs, a composite-like semiconductor crystal, and dynamics of glass relaxation—is now available online.

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The skinny from 39th ICACC in Daytona Beach, where we learn how fat makes knees

By Eileen De Guire / January 27, 2015

More than 1,100 scientists and engineers have escaped winter’s wrath and converged on Daytona Beach, Fla. for the 39th edition of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Couldn’t make it? Eileen recaps the first half of the warm-weather meeting.

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Happy New (Bulletin) Year—The Jan/Feb 2015 ACerS Bulletin is now online

By April Gocha / December 31, 2014

It’s rather fitting that on the final day of 2014, we are unveiling the first issue of the 2015 ACerS Bulletin—Volume 94, issue Number 1 of the Bulletin is now available online for your viewing pleasure.

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Ash, sand-resistant thermal barrier coatings and novel test rig

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2012

Apropos to the latest round of ash clouds spewing from the EyjafjallajökullI volcano, plus indications that some
utilities are going to be building new high-temperature fast-cycle gas turbines for peak electrical power generation, we offer this video that expands on a story I first wrote about in April.

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Video of the week: Ash, sand-resistant thermal barrier coatings and novel test rig

By / June 2, 2011

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/osu_turbine_coatings.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/osu_turbine_coatings.jpg}] Apropos to the latest round of ash clouds spewing from the EyjafjallajökullI volcano, plus indications that some utilities are going to be building new high-temperature fast-cycle gas turbines for peak electrical power generation, we offer this video that expands on a story I first wrote about in April. It regards an…

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OSU says two advanced-engineered ceramic coatings provide better resistance to volcanic ash

By / April 15, 2011

Photograph of the Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud. OSU researchers have discovered that a new class of ceramic coatings could offer jet engines special protection against volcanic ash damage in the future. Credit: Peter Greenfield, OSU. On the anniversary of the the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland, it is interesting to report that a group of researchers at…

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New ceramic coatings to improve durability of turbine engines

By / January 8, 2011

In the recent print edition of Watts News, Ohio State University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering newsletter, an article describes new developments that may extend the life of gas turbine engines. ACerS student member and MSE doctoral candidate Andy Gledhill, under the leadership of Nitin Padture, has developed a computer-controlled “blowtorch” that is constructed…

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