Ceramic News

Ceramic News 2018-04-11T15:45:20+00:00

PFC’s schedule of upcoming trade shows and the latest ceramic news within the industry.


BIOMEDevice Event in Boston, Come See Us!

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

BIOMEDEVICE IS NEW ENGLAND’S LARGEST EVENT FOR MEDTECH PROFESSIONALS. BIOMEDevice Boston connects you with more than 4,500 engineers and executives — and more than 450 leading suppliers — across New England's thriving medtech industry. BIOMED is a powerful end-to-end [...]

New Ceramic May Help Hypersonic Planes Take Off

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Aerospace, Technology|

Ceramics have strong bonds between their atoms—unlike metals, in which the electrons in those bonds have more freedom to move around. This gives ceramics high melting points, permitting them to be deployed in hot circumstances. New [...]

Ceramic Skull Implant to Deliver Ultrasound Treatments

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Medical|Tags: , |

Ceramic implant material developed at UC Riverside will expand the use of ultrasound to treat brain disorders and cancers Ultrasound brain surgery has enormous potential for the treatment of neurological diseases and cancers, but getting [...]

Advanced Ceramics in the Defense Industry

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Military and Defense|

Advanced Ceramics in Defense: Ceramic composite armor materials are currently being investigated by researchers to take advantage of the potential for improved performance and reduced weight. Within the defense industry, advanced ceramics are at the heart of [...]

Ceramics in Transduction

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Power and Energy, Technology|

Single-element ceramic transducers are often the most cost-effective option for signal generation and sensing applications, while multiple ceramic element transducers are best-suited for high power or large displacement applications. In general terms, transduction refers to [...]

Semiconductor-Grade Ceramics Enable Future Electronics

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Electronics, Semiconductor|

Engineered advanced ceramics enable clean, consistent wafer processing, front-end semiconductor fabrication, and back-end chip packaging. Perhaps the most impactful invention in modern history, the transistor is at the core of semiconductor devices. It has dramatically transformed virtually [...]

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