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Colleagues Salute Long Service Employee

Colleagues Salute Long Service Employee

After a successful career with the McGeoch Organisation spanning 32 years, Nigel Johnson retired from Precision Ceramics on Friday 31st May. Following an apprenticeship with Auston Rover, Nigel joined the Delta Organisation in 1987 before moving to Rouse Thompson & Lloyd in Lower Tower Street, Birmingham a few years later. When the RTL business and… Continue Reading

Precision Ceramics On Show – A High-Profile Exhibition Campaign for 2019

Precision Ceramics On Show – A High-Profile Exhibition Campaign for 2019

Despite the demise of many industry-based exhibitions in the United Kingdom and further afield, Precision Ceramics continues to attend at least two major events each year, generally one in Europe and the other in the USA. During the first week of April we were exhibiting at Hannover Messe as part of the Ceramic Applications Group… Continue Reading

New Challenges For The Orange One

New Challenges For The Orange One

The development of a new composite is always a significant event and the production of a material that instead of marginally improving properties significantly increases them, is even more significant. CeramaZirc Ultra Tough was developed by Precision Ceramics following customer demand to meet some of the new challenges encountered in the oil and gas industry.… Continue Reading

Precision Ceramics Introduce Their Toughest Composite

Precision Ceramics Introduce Their Toughest Composite

Following a period of intense in-house development, Precision Ceramics has introduced a new ultra-high fracture toughness zirconia composite to its already wide and comprehensive portfolio of materials. Nicknamed ‘The Orange One’, CeramaZirc Ultra Tough is an advanced zirconia-based ceramic composite material based on partially stabilised zirconia and alumina platelets and is the latest and toughest… Continue Reading

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

Having successfully designed and manufactured a series of highly technical ceramic components which have been used in spacecraft visiting Mars, Mercury and Saturn, the close association of Precision Ceramics with space exploration has taken another giant leap forward with the latest mission to the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. BepiColombo is a… Continue Reading

Precision Ceramics Add Smooth Technology To Manufacturing Capability

Precision Ceramics Add Smooth Technology To Manufacturing Capability

To meet the ever-increasing quality demands of our customers, Precision Ceramics has consistently invested in the very latest state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment. As a result, a bank of multi-station machining centres now stand side-by-side at our UK headquarters in Birmingham allowing us to produce even the most complex of technical ceramic components efficiently, economically and to… Continue Reading

Cutting It Fine With Ceramics – Specialist Blades For Industry & The Home

Cutting It Fine With Ceramics – Specialist Blades For Industry & The Home

Ceramic blades are a relatively new product. Developed for processes that originally required round rotating blades where down time to change them was an issue to the production line, the longer run time of ceramic blades improved efficiency. Ceramic blades in industrial processes developed, both in materials and complexity of design, spilling over into commercial… Continue Reading

Ceramics Provide Perfect Cover In Ballistic Armour

Ceramics Provide Perfect Cover In Ballistic Armour

Over the years, ceramics have found their way into many specialised fields, but ballistic armour 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, especially as the increasing development in rifles and guns, and more particularly their rate of… Continue Reading

Precision Ceramics Quality Manager Reaches New Heights

Precision Ceramics Quality Manager Reaches New Heights

On Saturday 18th August, an army of volunteers from the international charity ‘Your Seva’ assembled in the early morning dew and mist of the Snowdonia National Park ready to trek to the top of Wales’ highest mountain. Among them were Precision Ceramics Quality Manager, Prubhjyot Singh, and his younger brother, Gobind, who, like the other… Continue Reading

Chicken & Egg – A Strange Parallel With Technical Ceramics

Chicken & Egg – A Strange Parallel With Technical Ceramics

Throughout history, philosophers and scientists have confronted the dilemma “which came first, the chicken or the egg”? To ancient philosophers, this problem was at the centre of their questions as to how the universe and life on planet earth began. Even more recently, scientists such as Stephen Hawking have argued that the egg came before… Continue Reading

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