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ceramic

 [sĕ-ram´ik]
an object or material that is hard, brittle, and resistant to corrosion and heat, made by subjecting clay or a combination of minerals to high temperatures.
glass ceramic any of a number of forms of crystallized glass having a variety of properties and uses, including the manufacture of dental restorations; formed by heating to the point of crystallization an amorphous glass matrix to which impurities have been added to provide nuclei for crystal formation.

cer·a·mic

(sĕr-am'ik),
A product made primarily from nonmetallic mineral(s) by firing at a high temperature.
Randomized Intravascular Ultrasound Comparison Between EndopRostheses with and without AMorphous SIlicon-Carbide for the Prevention of Coronary Restenosis. A trial assessing the ability of amorphous silicon-carbide coating to decrease in-stent volume of intimal hyperplasia after elective coronary stenting
Primary endpoints Post-stenting in-stent volume of intimal hyperplasia, assessed by intravascular ultrasonography; major acute coronary events (MACE), and target lesion revascularisation
Conclusion It is not effective

cer·a·mic

(sĕr-am'ik)
A product made primarily from nonmetallic mineral(s) by firing at a high temperature.
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Global Advanced Ceramics market accounted for $56.86 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $149.03 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 11.3%
"We have developed our line of advanced ceramic knives with the at-home chef in mind," said Todd Hannon, president of The Hannon Group.
Advanced ceramics are available in a variety of compositions for specific applications.
Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) manufactures products from a comprehensive range of materials.
The company also said it had completed the EUR145 million (pounds 73 million) acquisition of the technical ceramics businesses, Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics, from Carpenter Technology.
The GBC Materials business of Morgan Advanced Ceramics offers their dry-pressed alumina ceramic balls for use in harsh environments.
Advanced ceramics represent a wide range of very useful materials if they are very well processed with sophisticated technologies (HIP-Hot Isostatic Pressing) and if there are used high quality ceramic powders.
Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) announced its dry-pressed alumina ceramic balls for use in harsh environments.
Diamondshield[R], a coating for plastics and polymers used on consumer and portable electronic devices, has been made available by the Diamonex Products division of Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC).
Advanced ceramics, such as aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, boron nitride and aluminum nitride (AIN), do not occur naturally.
The American Ceramic Society is hosting the 31st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites in Daytona Beach, Florida, Jan.
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics, Structural Ceramic Group, NY

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