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2011-04-13 13:00:00

A team of researchers from the University of Arizona and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have increased the toughness of ceramic composites by using graphene reinforcements that enable new fracture resistance mechanisms in the ceramic. The research, lead by Assistant Professor Erica L. Corral from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and Professor Nikhil Koratkar from the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering at...

2011-04-07 09:04:00

ATHENS, Greece, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoPhos SA, a nanotechnology company, and the leading ceramic tile manufacturer KERABEN co-developed LIFEKER(R), an innovative line of self-cleaning and self-sterilizing ceramic tiles. These properties of LIFEKER(R) tiles are provided by the use of the SurfaShield(R) coating technology developed by NanoPhos, which is activated simply by the energy of surrounding light (either sunlight or artificial lighting) without the use of dangerous...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

JINJIANG, China, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (NasdaqGM: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced that its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2010 has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The annual report on Form 20-F can be accessed at sec.gov...

2011-03-10 06:00:00

JINJIANG, China, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced it will conduct a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, March 14, 2011 to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended on December 31, 2010....

2011-03-08 07:00:00

JINJIANG, Fujian, China, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced that the Company's presentation at the upcoming Roth 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference will be available on webcast, live and on demand. The webcast can be accessed by clicking on this...

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2011-03-05 11:51:38

A Duke University team has seen for the first time how soft polymers, such as wire insulation, can break down under exposure to electrical current.Researchers have known for decades that polymers, such those insulating wires, may break down due to deformation of the polymers. But the process had never been seen.In a series of experiments, Duke University engineers have documented at the microscopic level how plastic deforms to breakdown as it is subjected to ever-increasing electric voltage....

2011-03-02 16:34:25

Dr. Idurre Kaltzakorta introduced capsules filled with organic material into the cement, in a Ph.D. thesis undertaken at Tecnalia and defended at the University of the Basque Country Cement (and derivatives thereof) is one of the materials most commonly used in construction, given its good performance at low cost. Over recent years, one part of scientific and technological research is aimed at incorporating additional functions into these materials. Specifically, Doctor Idurre Kaltzakorta...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

JINJIANG, China, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, announced today that the Company has been awarded the Consumer Preferred Top 10 Brand in 2010 by China International Nameplate Development Association. The company wins the award with three of its brands, HENGDA,...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

AACHEN, Germany, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerobear GmbH, the renowned manufacturer of high quality ceramic and hybrid bearings used in aerospace, motorsports and extreme industrial applications - recently achieved 20 years of advanced bearing production in the chemical sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110214/LA47099) The company's 20 year milestone of ceramic and hybrid bearing production, for chemical processing plants worldwide, has been announced by Cerobear's...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

JINJIANG, China, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced that the Company has been ranked in Fujian's Top 300 Enterprises in 2010 by Fujian Enterprise Evaluation Center and Fujian Enterprise Evaluation Association. There are over 17,000...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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