Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Porcelain
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Porcelain
Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including clay in the form of kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between 1,200 and 1,400 °C (2,200 and 2,600 °F). The toug...
Porcelain - Wikipedia
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Figgjo (company)
Figgjo AS is a Norwegian porcelain manufacturing company, founded in 1941. It is based at Figgjo in the municipality of Sandnes, Norway.The company took its current form in 1968 following the merger o...
Figgjo (company) - Wikipedia
Bioactive glass
Bioactive glasses are a group of surface reactive glass-ceramic biomaterials and include the original bioactive glass, Bioglass. The biocompatibility of these glasses has led them to be investigated e...
Glass-ceramic
Glass-ceramics are polycrystalline materials produced through controlled crystallization of base glass. Glass-ceramic materials share many properties with both glasses and ceramics. Glass-ceramics hav...
Glass-ceramic - Wikipedia
Lithophane
A lithophane (French: lithophanie) is an etched or molded artwork in thin very translucent porcelain that can only be seen clearly when back lit with a light source. It is a design or scene in intagli...
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Nantgarw Pottery
The Nantgarw Pottery was a noted pottery, located in Nantgarw on the eastern bank of the Glamorganshire Canal, 8 miles (13 km) north of Cardiff in the River Taff valley, Glamorganshire, Wales. It...
Nantgarw Pottery - Wikipedia
Johnson Brothers
Johnson Brothers, originally a British tableware manufacturer and exporter, was noted for its early introduction of "semi-porcelain" tableware. Some of its designs, "Eternal Beau", "Dawn", "Old Britai...
Sitall
Sitall aka Sitall CO-115M or Astrositall, is a crystalline glass-ceramic with ultra low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). It was originally manufactured in the former Soviet Union and was used ...
Cer-Vit
Cer-Vit aka CerVit or Cervit or Cer-Vit C-101 (from 'ceramic-vitreous'), is a glass-ceramic material made up of oxides of silicon, aluminium and lithium, with ultra low coefficient of thermal expansio...
Ormolu
Ormolu /ˈɔrməluː/ (from French or moulu, signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold-mercury amalgam to an object of bronze.
The ...
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Homer Laughlin China Company
The Homer Laughlin China Company is an American pottery company based in Newell, West Virginia, which is best known for producing the Fiesta line of dinnerware.
The Homer Laughlin China Company in...
Homer Laughlin China Company - Wikipedia
Pyroceram
Pyroceram is a material developed and trademarked by Corning Glass during the 1950s.
Its development has been traced to Corning's work in developing photosensitive glass. Corning credits S. Donald...
Abrasive
An abrasive is a material, often a mineral, that is used to shape or finish a workpiece through rubbing which leads to part of the workpiece being worn away. While finishing a material often means pol...
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Steel abrasive
Steel abrasives are steel particles that are used as abrasive or peening media. They are usually available in two different shapes (shot and grit) that address different industrial applications.Steel ...
Steel abrasive - Wikipedia
Morganville Pottery Factory Site
Morganville Pottery Factory Site is an archeological site located at Morganville in Genesee County, New York. It was the location of a factory that produced ceramics and tile from 1829 until the end o...
Morganville Pottery Factory Site - Wikipedia
S. Donald Stookey
Stanley Donald Stookey (May 23, 1915 – November 4, 2014) was an American inventor. He had 60 patents in his name related to glass and ceramics, some solely his while others are jointly with others. ...
S. Donald Stookey - Wikipedia
Abrasive jet machining
Abrasive jet machining (AJM), also known as abrasive micro-blasting, pencil blasting and micro-abrasive blasting, is an abrasive blasting machining process that uses abrasives propelled by a high velo...
Chelsea porcelain factory
The Chelsea porcelain manufactory (established around 1743-45) is the first important porcelain manufactory in England; its earliest soft-paste porcelain, aimed at the aristocratic market—cream jugs i...
Chelsea porcelain factory - Wikipedia
Dry-ice blasting
Dry ice-blasting is a form of abrasive blasting, where dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide, is accelerated in a pressurized air stream and directed at a surface in order to clean it.The method i...
Dry-ice blasting - Wikipedia
Edmé Samson
Edmé Samson (b Paris, 1810; d Paris, 1891), founder of the ceramics firm Samson, Edmé et Cie (commonly known as Samson Ceramics), was a famous copyist (and perhaps forger) of porcelain and pottery.
Ephraim Faience Pottery
Ephraim Faience Pottery is an art pottery company founded in 1996 in Deerfield, Wisconsin, United States by Kevin Hicks and two partners who have since left the company. It is now located in Lake Mill...
Ephraim Faience Pottery - Wikipedia
Goss crested china
Goss crested china is typically in the form of small white glazed porcelain models, made from 1858 to 1939, carrying the coat of arms of the place where they were sold as a souvenir, thus being a form...
Goss crested china - Wikipedia
Slag
Slag is the glass-like by-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore. Slag is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide. However, slags ca...
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Zerodur
Zerodur (notation of the manufacturer: ZERODUR®), a registered trademark of Schott AG, is a lithium aluminosilicate glass-ceramic produced by Schott AG since 1968. It has been used for a number of ve...
Zerodur - Wikipedia