Light-as-air ceramics could be used for cooling spacecraft

Materials World magazine
A superinsulating nitride aerogel with an ability to withstand extreme conditions could help spacecraft stay cool. Shardell Joseph reports.

Saving energy with heat pipe exchangers in ceramics

Materials World magazine
Heat pipe technology is proven to fuel new low-emission, low-energy, kilns and save money in ceramics. Shardell Joseph reports.

Insight into a low tariff ceramic industry in a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Materials World magazine
In the event of a hard Brexit, the UK government has said there would be low to no tariffs on goods imported from outside the EU. According to exports, lowering these tariffs could have a disastrous impact on the ceramics industry. Shardell Joseph investigates.

Eviation Aircraft and Siemens’ collaboration for electric airplanes

Materials World magazine
Israeli start-up Eviation Aircraft and Siemens announced their plans to cooperate on developing propulsion systems for all-electric airplanes. Shardell Joseph finds out more.

Casa Ojalá – the sustainable, portable home

Materials World magazine
Mobile, adaptable and sustainable, the 27m 2 home presented at Milan Design Week this month.