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an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures

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Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, Boron Nitride Products, is a global leader in providing advanced material solutions using the unique properties of hexagonal Boron Nitride.
Meanwhile, IBIDEN has focused on its ceramic business and developed high-performance ceramic materials, such as for diesel particulate filters (DPF), for the exhaust system of diesel engines.
Saint-Gobain's Ceramic Materials unit employs nearly 6,400 at 65 plants in 18 countries making components for industrial markets, including grains and powders, ceramic components, refractories, speciality crystals and associated systems.
Int'l Symposium on Ceramic Materials for Energy & Environmental Applications (9th: 2008: Shanghai, China) Ed.
British defence technology group Meggitt Plc announced on Monday (7 January) that it has agreed to acquire the Danish ceramic materials manufacturer Ferroperm Piezoceramics A/S (Ferroperm) in a GBP10m cash deal.
With their chemical inertness, resistance to protein binding, and optical properties, proprietary ceramic materials and coatings provide an ideal environment for microarray slides used in DNA and proteins analysis.
Critical to the proliferation of microwave communications was the discovery of a small number of ceramic materials with special properties permitting them to be used as dielectric resonators and filters, thereby enabling them to function as "talking ceramics.
EDO will provide the complete sonar array including piezoelectric ceramic materials, transducers, array frames and associated cable assemblies.
Ceramic materials are required for electrical isolation, high temperature, corrosion or wear applications.
The use of chemical approaches to improve the processing, properties and performance of advanced ceramic materials is a rapidly growing area of research and development.
Universal Ceramic Materials is cutting 142 jobs with the closure of two UK operations.
Ceramic heater rolls use a second type of advanced resistance heating, consisting of a variety of ceramic materials applied by thermal spray to the outer surface of the roll core.
It then compares the measured hardness of the ceramic materials with that of a carbide and draws the conclusion that the higher hardness of ceramic material means superior wear resistance.
Although the use of ceramic materials raises the cost of clutch/brakes, durability and performance improve.