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Magnetic Properties of Ceramic Minerals – Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd

Magnetic minerals and fine iron have plagued ceramic producers since the first glazed pot was produced many thousands of years ago. Early ceramicists adopted elaborate and colourful patterns to cover any imperfections caused by such contamination. Over time, the demand for white or single coloured ceramic products increased, making disguising any imperfection increasingly difficult. Ceramic producers turned… Continue

Nano-additives For Electrically Conductive Polymers: Explained By Radical Materials

A brief introduction into the application of nano-additives within electrically conductive polymers. For certain applications, it is often desirable to combine the traditional advantages of polymers with electrical conductivity ranging from static dissipation through to conduction and EMI/RFI shielding. Applications for such polymers are evident in industries such as automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics and battery… Continue

Interview with KYOCERA Fineceramics Ltd featuring Allan Martin, General Manager

1. Kyocera has expanded significantly since it was founded in 1959 from a small workshop in Kyoto City with 28 employees to about  75,500 globally. What sets Kyocera apart from its competitors which has enabled this level of growth? KYOCERA Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fine ceramic components for the technology… Continue

Decisive Moment for Materials

Fighting back after an extraordinarily disruptive year, we will take the next important step forward in the wake of a tremendous amount of unseen activity that has been taking place, driving industry, innovation, research and academia. The Advanced Materials Show and Ceramics UK will champion all these superb efforts, and act as the most significant… Continue

Electromagnetic Filters for Ceramics

Since the first ceramics were produced, iron and iron-bearing minerals have caused defects. The problematic minerals occur naturally in the raw materials, with additional fine iron accidentally introduced during transportation, storage or processing. Effective removal often involves several stages of magnetic separation. However, the introduction of High-Intensity Electromagnetic Filters proved ground-breaking in terms of removing… Continue

New Network+ to help improve the sustainability of UK’s foundation industries

Following the funding award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), a consortium of universities led by the University will work with the foundation industries to develop a national strategy to improve sustainability. The foundation industries (namely glass, ceramics, metals, paper, cement and bulk chemicals) are worth £52 billion to the UK’s economy,… Continue

UK Government Minister Set to Open the Show

The Advanced Materials Show and Ceramics UK and their co-located events, Battery Cells & Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo, will be opened by Rachel Maclean MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport. Rachel says “Events such as the Battery Cells and Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo (and its co-located… Continue

UK’s Top Exhibition Venue will Host Leading Advanced Materials and Ceramics Show in 2021

The pivotal Advanced Materials Show and co-located Ceramics UK returns on the 7th & 8th July 2021 and will take place at the UK’s number one venue, the NEC Birmingham, UK. This unique, free-to-attend exhibition and conference is dedicated to the innovation, design and use of high-performance materials technology and is hosted in partnership with… Continue