Prospects for ceramics shaping up nicely
Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019
Whether you call them technical ceramics, engineering ceramics or advanced ceramics, these materials have advanced steadily through the past year, and 2019 holds a great deal of potential for more widespread adoption, notably in the high performance industrial arena, as Charlie Wallin reports.
Additive manufacturing (AM) is also known as
three-dimensional (3D) ceramic printing. But whatever name you
prefer, its development is on a steep upward trajectory.
All the key market participants – the materials
companies, the printer manufacturers and the component
producers – have invested heavily over the past...