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glass-ceramic

[¦glas sə′ram·ik]
(materials)
Hard, strong, nucleated glass with a nonporous crystalline structure; has high flexural strength and shock resistance; used for coatings, molded mechanical and electrical parts, heat-exchanger tubes, missile cones, and cookware and dinnerware.
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The research group synthesized lithium-mica nanocrystal glass-ceramic through sol-gel methods by using raw materials such as Mg(NO3)2.
Inorganic chemist Holand, with a Liechtenstein company, and materials scientist and engineer Beall, with a New York company, present a reference and textbook to new glass-ceramic materials and their scientific and technological background.
Many scientists demonstrated the potential of turning silicate wastes into useful glass-ceramic products (Bernardo, 2008), (Jae-Myung Kim, 2004), (McMillan, 1979), (Rimon, 1999), (Yang J.
June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to demand from architects and building owners seeking to incorporate larger interior glazing elements into their designs, Vetrotech Saint-Gobain is now offering its Keralite(R) FR-R and Keralite(R) FR-F fire-rated glass-ceramic in larger sizes.
The University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) recently announced it has received $278,527 from the Department of Energy (DOE) in support of UMR researchers working to develop a stronger solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) sealant from glass-ceramic materials.
For his innovative thinking and technical excellence in discovery research that have created breakthrough inventions of glass and glass-ceramic materials such as Visions[R], Keraglass[R], and Pyroceram Tableware[R], resulting in original products that have enriched and enhanced lives worldwide.
Delivery of 10 000 glass-ceramic tube diffusers, range of aeration tank in a com-municipal sewage treatment plant, depth 4.
have formed a joint venture company, DiamondView(TM) Armor Products LLC (DAP), which will produce glass-ceramic armor materials and systems.
The arrangement complements PNNL's work in glass seals and NASA's expertise in glass and glass-ceramic composites.
Offering readers a comprehensive overview of the many types of glass-ceramic materials, the methods of their development, and their countless uses across a range of industries, Glass-Ceramic Technology, Second Edition is a must-have resource on a rapidly emerging field of materials science.
SCHOTT has more than 40 years of experience in developing and producing glass-ceramics and is a world leading supplier for a number of products such as ZERODUR glass-ceramic with a virtually zero thermal expansion used for mirror substrates in astronomic telescopes, CERAN glass-ceramic cooktop panels, ROBAXA glass-ceramic viewing panels for fireplaces and NEXTREMA glass-ceramic for extreme industrial applications.