Researchers at the University of the West of England, in Bristol, UK, have developed an online dynamic photometric stereo system for 3D inspection of fast moving, difficult to analyse surfaces, such as glazed or textured ceramic tiles.
International company Morgan Technical Ceramics acquired Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics from Carpenter Technology Corporation in a US$145m deal earlier this year, creating one of the largest technical ceramics companies in the world.
A full listing of presentations is now available for Materials Congress, which is being held from 13-15 May in Grantham, UK. The technical symposia and masterclasses incorporate an exciting array of speakers representing a vast array of sectors.
A UK manufacturer of concrete masonry and clay lightweight aggregate blocks has achieved a 44.5% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions through the use of more energy efficient curing chambers and alternative aggregates.