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Wild weather kicks off international ceramics conference in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 27, 2017

Wild weather didn’t interfere with ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division’s International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Nearly 1,000 attendees from 51 countries attended the 41st ICACC this week in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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The 2011 Mug Drop Competition in 4 minutes

By / October 20, 2011

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/Mug%20Drop.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/Mug%20Drop.jpg}] Here’s a look at what went on at the Material Advantage Mug Drop event organized by Keramos, and I should note there was a good natured controversy about some of the entrants who used geopolymers to make their mugs. Trudy Kriven (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) provides a defense of the geopolymers at the…

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Geopolymer: A Cheaper, Greener Alternative for Cement

By / February 9, 2010

In the revolutionary way that aerogel is starting to redefine insulation, geopolymer
may be poised to redefine cement, concrete and a lot of other advanced
composite materials.

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Geopolymer: A cheaper, greener alternative for cement

By / February 9, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/kriven_geopolymer_icacc10.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/kriven_geopolymer_icacc10.jpg}] In the revolutionary way that aerogel is starting to redefine insulation, geopolymer may be poised to redefine cement, concrete and a lot of other advanced composite materials. And, like aerogel, geopolymer hasn’t received the public attention it should. In this video,  geopolymer expert Trudy Kriven, a professor of material science at…

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