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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Upcoming Conferences, Exhibits and Trade Shows

Clemson Brick Forum 2019 - Anderson, SC Sptember 30-October 3, 2019 EPMA Hardmetals 2019 - Maastricht, Netherlands October 13-14, 2019 Investment...
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New Case Study on Creep Behavior and Measurement

Understanding creep behavior provides insights for design improvements and quality assurance. To see the Case Study, Click Here
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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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