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What are Izory® and Izory®HD?

Historical Perspective Ronald Garvie and his team of researchers in Australia developed partially (P) stabilized (S) magnesium (Mg) zirconia (Z), Mg-PSZ, in the 1970s and named it “ceramic steel”. Materials science researchers worldwide followed quickly with numerous...

6 Factors for Selecting a Material for a Critical Application

Partially stabilized zirconia ceramics are strong, tough, or rugged, and provide outstanding wear and corrosion resistance. They can extend maintenance cycles, lower production costs, improve equipment reliability and performance, and increase the lifespan of mating...

White vs. Yellow Zirconia

Why are Zirconia Drawing Rings and Rolls Yellow? Does it Matter if They are White or Yellow?Yellow magnesia partially stabilized zirconia (MgPSZ) is typically manufactured from fused zirconia (ZrO2) that is made by melting the material in an arc-melting furnace at...

Suggestions and Guidelines for Cleaning Porous Ceramic

Porous ceramics are used for a variety of applications including filters and diffusers. Like any product in these applications, they may become clogged over time. An advantage of porous ceramics is that they may be cleanable by a variety of methods and are usually...

Is “Made in America” What You Think?

Refractron participated on the WXXI program Connections with Evan Dawson to discuss when you see a label that says, “Made in America”. A recent piece in the conservative publication, the National Review, argued that “buying American” has little meaning in today’s...

Students Present Business Plans at “Shark Tank” Event

A special thank you to St. John Fisher College School of Business for featuring Refractron Technologies Corp. in their newsletter for the international marketing panel event hosted by our global application engineer Adam Crandall. This year also includes panel judge...

Texas Water 2017 Booth 1734

Adam P. Crandall is in Austin, TX this week for the TAWWA Texas Water show! Refractron Technologies Corp. partnering with Fin-Tek at Booth #1734. Stop by and talk with Adam about Ozone Diffusion and how Refractron can support your water needs!

Eyes on the Future Podcast Economic Gardening in 2017

Economic Gardening 2017 Listen to the podcast “Economic Gardening in 2017” Now in its 5th year of operation, Greater Rochester Enterprise’s Economic Gardening Program has assisted 93 small- to medium-sized companies in the 9-county region and been linked to creation...