Orton Supports the National K-12 Ceramic Foundation

The Orton Foundation proudly supports the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. The K-12 Ceramic Foundation fosters support and nurtures creativity...
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Upcoming Conferences, Exhibits and Trade Shows

2021 Ceramics Expo - Cleveland, OH August 31- Septermber 1, 2021 Brick Forum - Anderson, SC  October 4-6, 2021 MS&T - Columbus, OH - October...
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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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Friday, 25 June 2021
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Artem Trofimov has joined Orton as a Product Specialist in our Instrument Department.   Artem's experience using the Hot Disk product to measure thermal conductivity will be helpful to Orton's customers.  Artem recently worked at Oak Ridge National Lab and received his Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/25/2021 8:00 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Tuesday, 9 March 2021
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Orton is pleased to announce its partnership with Hot Disk of Gothenburg, Sweden representing Hot Disk in the Eastern United States, as well as Central and South America.  Mr. Jim Baldwin is the Product Manager for Hot Disk and brings over 30 years experience to manufacturing, sales and service of thermal ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2021 10:42 AM by James Litzinger
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Monday, 20 July 2020
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Orton has partnered with Zonos so Customers around the world can order small quantites of Orton products and determine the total delivered cost before placing the order.  The price shown will include the product, shipping, duties and taxes if applicable.  Depending on the country, there are normally ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2020 8:19 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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Orton's Materials Testing Service Department recently added a new laser flash machine to measure thermal conductivity and a new dilatometer to measure low expansion material. The new equipment will allow us to keep up with demand and meet the turn around times our customers expect.   For information ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2020 12:56 PM by Joseph Homeny
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Friday, 12 July 2019
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Verifying temperatures in your Sintering Furnace?  The August Buyers Guide of LMT magazine offers TempTab as a solution.  Please click on the link below for more information:     Download the TempTab Brochure for Sintering Zirconia ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/12/2019 8:24 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Wednesday, 12 June 2019
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The Ohio State University College of Engineering Department of Materials Science and Engineering and The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation are sponsoring a Workshop June 18th & 19th, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.  The event will include Technical Presentations, Workshop Discussions, Networking events including ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2019 2:00 PM by Mark Lawson
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Monday, 9 July 2018
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blog preview image In response to industry demand, Orton is offering a series of new short courses dealing with refractories and glass. The first new course to be offered is "Advanced Thermal Properties of Refractories,” to be held on October 29 and 30, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to the above advanced course, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/09/2018 8:41 AM by Orton Ceramics
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Sunday, 22 April 2018
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blog preview image Measuring Flexural Creep of Ceramic Investment Casting Shells Understanding the creep behavior of the ceramic shell is important because shell distortion at high temperatures must be minimized during the metal casting process. Read the rest of this article here: ceramicindustry.com ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/22/2018 11:17 AM by Orton Ceramics
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Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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blog preview image 5 Ceramic Products That Changed the World!   When you think of ceramics, many people may flash back to a high school pottery class or think of a fine china or dollmaker. What many do not realize is that we use ceramics for everything from screws to laboratory equipment. Working directly with our ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/28/2018 10:26 AM by Orton Ceramics
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Monday, 22 January 2018
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blog preview image The Board of Trustees of the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation announces the retirement of its General Manager for the past 16 years, Gary Childress effective February 2, 2018. Mr. Mark Lawson will replace Mr. Childress as General Manager. Mr. Lawson joins Orton following more than 20 years in ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/22/2018 7:28 AM by Orton Ceramic Foundation
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Thursday, 25 May 2017
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blog preview image The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Homeny has been promoted to Research and Technical Director. Dr. Homeny joined Orton in 1992 as Manager of Orton’s Testing Services and has lead the development of Orton’s Testing Services to a highly respected and trusted ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/25/2017 1:43 PM by Jim Litzinger
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Tuesday, 5 April 2016
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blog preview image This video highlights the award winning pieces of miniature ceramic art from the 2016 Orton International Cone Box Show displayed during NCECA 2016 at the Hilliard Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/05/2016 10:32 AM by Jim Litzinger
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Wednesday, 3 February 2016
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blog preview image The Orton Cone Box Show will be featured during the 50th Anniversary of the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) Conference at the Hilliard Gallery, 1820 McGee Street,  Kansas City, MO.   Jurors will be Greg Daly, Garth Clark and  Inge Balch. The show runs from March 4th through ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2016 8:54 AM by Jim Litzinger
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