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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 25, 2014

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 21, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Peter distills his picks for the top 5 posts for 2012

By / December 31, 2012

My list is much more straightforward than Eileen’s. I find that restraint and discipline comes with age. Mostly. (Eileen adds—See Peter’s fifth story. We’re even!) Anyway, I crafted my list based on trends, biases, underreporting by commercial news services, murky understanding of two-dimensional phenomena and, well, bad taste. In several cases, the post I picked…

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NBC News: Glass cookware complaints in the US on the rise; finds Bulletin story sound

By / December 29, 2012

A while back I wrote a blog post about a story featured in the September issue of ACerS’ Bulletin by R.C. Bradt and R.L Martens, “Shattering Glass Cookware.” This story addressed the apparent causes for reported instances of thermal failure of soda lime silicate glass cookware, such as that made by World Kitchen (marketed under the “Pyrex” name)…

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New paper addresses causes of shattering glass cookware; margin of safety described as ‘borderline’

By Yoko Co / September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 (click for PDF version of this release) WESTERVILLE, OH —A new paper appearing in the September 2012 edition of the Bulletin of The American Ceramic Society for the first time provides a scientific explanation of why some glass cookware sold in the United States is more susceptible than others to “explosive” shattering…

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