Some articles on ceramic, metal, ceramics:
... Cermets were first used extensively in ceramic-to-metal joint applications ... performance and reliability could be produced by substituting ceramics for glass ... Ceramic tubes can be outgassed at higher temperatures ...
... Today ceramics are routinely implemented in the combuster part of jet engines because it provides a heat resistant chamber ... Ceramic turbine blades have also been developed ... they are a combination of two materials, a metal and a ceramic ...
Famous quotes containing the words metal and/or ceramic:
“We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilisation.”
—Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)
“He had first discovered a propensity for savagery in the acrid lavatories of a minor English public school where he used to press the heads of the new boys into the ceramic bowl and pull the flush upon them to drown their gurgling protests.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)