MICG to Host Poster Competition for Advanced Ceramics

21 March 2023 Academics and industry from across the advanced ceramics sector are being invited to put their research centre stage at a leading industry event. The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) will be sponsoring a poster competition from across five themes at The Advanced Materials Show, which takes place at the NEC on 28th… Continue

Exhibitor Spotlight: Top Seiko

Top Seiko is a precision manufacturing company situated in Japan. Since our foundation, we’ve gathered a wealth of skills and experience in complex and high-precision machining for a wide variety of ceramics and refractory metals to become a niche leader, as referenced in our company name. Since Top Seiko is not a material manufacturer, customers… Continue

3DCeram offers a machine to develop and to scale-up in industrial production with the C101 EASY

For the first stage in ceramic 3D printing, 3DCeram offers a smaller machine; the C101 EASY in its LAB version to develop and prototype, or the FAB version to develop and produce small series of ceramic parts. Easy to use, offering an optimised accessibility thanks to its design. Using, as all the machines from our… Continue

New facility a ‘significant step’ for MICG

MICG’s work to support research in the Midlands has taken a significant step forward, with the launch of a new facility at the University of Leicester. A Digital Twin Laboratory for advanced ceramics manufacturing was formally opened jointly by Dr Cathryn Hickey, Chief Executive of AMRICC and Programme Director of Midlands Advanced Ceramics for Industrial 4.0, Professor… Continue

Ribbon Ceramics Technology positioned to impact next-gen batteries

Lithium metal batteries using solid electrolyte separators have emerged as one of the most eagerly awaited energy trends of the decade. They’re not yet available on the mass market, but environmentalists and tech gurus are already hailing them as a reliable way to power everything from consumer electronics to next generation electric vehicles. Experts suggest… Continue

5 ceramic applications you might not know yet by Imerys

Versatile, strong, resistant, long-lasting, mostly natural, chemically inert, easy to clean with hygienic characteristics — it’s easy to see why ceramic products and their applications are so very popular. They are part and parcel of our daily lives, from the roofs above our heads to the tableware we dine from, from the sanitaryware to keep… Continue

Streamline the Processing Line: Creating Instant ROI with Moisture Control

MoistTech provides moisture sensor technology to help your factory maintain efficiency and reduce costs. Our near-infrared (NIR) sensor works directly on your production lines, allowing you to monitor moisture levels with ease. It’s a no-contact solution that you can trust toprovide accurate readings regardless of the application you are manufacturing. Improving the manufacturing process allows… Continue

MICG to mark official launch of £18.27 million SIPF project at Ceramics UK

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) will be showcasing its work to place the region centre stage within the global advanced ceramics sector at a key event. Members of the consortium are heading to Ceramics UK at the NEC to introduce the start of its research project, which is set to create thousands of jobs… Continue