Ceramic Materials: Thermal Conductivity & Insulation

Ceramic Materials: Thermal Conductivity & Insulation

When we think about ceramic materials and thermal conductivity, our first instinct might be to assume they're always excellent thermal insulators. However, the reality is that engineering ceramics come with a wide range of thermal conductivities, with the lowest and...

High Strength ‘Ceramic Steel’ Zirconia

High Strength ‘Ceramic Steel’ Zirconia

Unlike traditional ceramics that tend to be hard and brittle, Zirconia (ZrO2) has high strength, wear resistance and a flexibility far beyond those of most other technical ceramics. Zirconia (ZrO2) also has excellent corrosion and chemical resistance without the...

Welcoming Andy Duncan as Business Development Director

Welcoming Andy Duncan as Business Development Director

We are excited to welcome Andy Duncan to the Precision Ceramics family as our new Business Development Director. “I am delighted to be joining the Precision Ceramics Team in the role of Business Development Director. I hope that my 30 years in technical sales...

A History of Hall Effect Thrusters

A History of Hall Effect Thrusters

Hall Effect Thrusters were originally conceptualized in 1911 and began being implemented in the 1950’s and now are the main method of satellite propulsion in space. The move away from flammable propellant has spawned a wide array of propulsion technologies, with...

Precision Ceramics – Over a Decade of Trade Shows

Precision Ceramics – Over a Decade of Trade Shows

Precision Ceramics has attended a number of trade shows over the past 2 decades in various locations. Since 2012, it had been common for Precision Ceramics to attend two major exhibitions every year, generally one in Europe and the other in the USA. More recently, the...