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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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Imperial College Is Developing A Novel Process For The Production Of A Glass-Ceramic Material ("SILCERAM") From Molten Blast-Furnace Slag By Heat Treatment.
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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.
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