Ceramic Replaces DLC

A sliding block made of steel coated with DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) hasbeen replaced with an injection-moulded Si3N4 component. Crucial for theceramic sliding block with improved material properties was to set up adedicated manufacturing process for large-volume manufacturing. Thissuccess story relates the background to the cooperation between NidecGMP GmbH and FCT Ingenieurkeramik GmbH with statements from … Read more

New Ceramic Membrane Enables First Direct Conversion of Natural Gas to Liquids without CO2 Emissions

A team of scientists from CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, the University ofOslo/NO, and the Instituto de Tecnología Química/ES has developed a newprocess to use natural gas as raw material for aromatic chemicals.The process uses a novel ceramic membrane to make the direct,non-oxidative conversion of gas to liquids possible for the first time –reducing cost, eliminating multiple … Read more


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