Orton and The American Ceramic Society explore the possibility of a 2 Year Ceramics program with COTC (Central Ohio Technical College)

Front row, left to right: ACerS Executive Director Mark Mecklenborg, COTC President John M. Berry, Ph.D., Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation
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COME JOIN US! - Laboratory Technician Opening

Orton currently has openings in its Materials Testing Department for Materials Testing Technicians click here for more information.
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Upcoming Conferences, Exhibits and Trade Shows

Refractories Symposium - St. Louis, MO  March 26-28, 2019 Ceramics Expo 2019 - Cleveland, OH  April 30-May 1, 2019 POWDERMET 2019 -  Phoenix,...
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Here are the Blogs in the Pyrometric Cones category.
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017
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blog preview image Those experienced in firing ceramics know that kiln atmosphere can have a major influence on the reaction rates and properties of the ware.  Since the point at which a cone will bend is brought about by thermochemical reactions, we would also expect that atmosphere also influences when a cone will deform.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2017 10:09 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Thursday, 4 June 2015
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blog preview image For less than the cost of a can of soda, a set of Orton Ceramic Pyrometric Cones placed in each kiln firing will provide you with the assurance that you fired your ceramics properly.  Electronic controllers rely on an electrical output generated from a thermocouple inserted into the kiln. A thermocouple ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/04/2015 9:13 AM by Thomas McInnerney
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