DuraWear – A Boron Carbide and Silicon Carbide hybrid

DuraWear – A Boron Carbide and Silicon Carbide hybrid

Durawear is an engineered high quality ceramic composite, made from a hybrid of Boron Carbide (B4C) and Silicon Carbide (SiC). Durawear has hardness levels approaching that of Boron Carbide (one of the hardest materials on the planet) but with a fracture toughness of...

Ceramic Armour Provides the Perfect Cover In Ballistics

Ceramic Armour Provides the Perfect Cover In Ballistics

Over the years, advanced ceramics have found their way into many specialised fields, but ceramic armour in ballistic protection has to be one of the strangest. In the aftermath of World War II, the search to find new methods of reducing casualties became paramount,...

A Big Break for SiC

A Big Break for SiC

A Big Brake For Silicon Carbide In The New McClaren P1 The brand new McLaren PI is probably the most advanced and jaw-dropping car the world has ever seen. With a price tag of £866,000, the attention to detail in the car is almost science fictional and, as you’d...