The Magic of Mazak

The Magic of Mazak

To meet the increasing quality demands of our customers, Precision Ceramics has consistently invested in the very latest state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment. As a result, a bank of multi-station machining centres now stand side-by-side at our UK headquarters in...

The Perfect Tip – Ceramic Seals In Rotary Engines

The Perfect Tip – Ceramic Seals In Rotary Engines

It’s over 85 years since German Engineer Felix Wankel first patented his design for a rotary engine. Development began in the 1950’s and by 1957 a working prototype had been built. NSU Motorenwerke AG, a well-established German manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles...

Green Machining of Technical Ceramics – The More Economical Route

Green Machining of Technical Ceramics – The More Economical Route

The machining of technical ceramics in an unfired state is called, quite simply, ‘green machining’ and in the case of some of the hardest ceramics, it is a far more economical route to take than post machining after firing. In a typical process, a technical ceramic in...

Ceramic Engineering

Ceramic Engineering

Ceramic Engineering – As Old As Learning – As Universal As Time … Ceramic engineering is most commonly attributed to the science and technology of creating objects from inorganic, non-metallic materials. This is done either by the action of heat or at lower...

MagLev Transport

MagLev Transport

Ceramics & Electromagnetism – The Use of Specialist Ceramics in MagLev Transportation It’s a well-known fact that ceramics are amongst the most electrically insulating materials known. Strangely enough they can also be the most electrically conducting. Over the...