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ECerS 2021 Conference Postponed to 2022
Since the current pandemic situation does not allow for the reliable planning of a face-to-face conference in Dresden/DE (or any other place in Europe) during 2021, the Conference of the European Ceramic Society – ECerS has been postponed to next year, i.e. 2022.
Marcheluzzo´s three goals regarding brick drying are: Metamorphosis, Conditions Efficiency. Clay as a primary element has accompanied the evolution of mankind: from manual dough to drying in the sun. In the digital era, the drying process underwent multiple plant-based changes in a continuous confrontation with the water to be evaporated from the brick.
The pandemic has affected our way of living but also our way of working. The proximity with our clients has been compromised by the restrictions and the safety regulations worldwide. That's why we have thought to develop a series of WEBINARS called #DisoscoveringSolutions.
In 2020, China continued to dominate global Li-ion battery cathode production, producing 68 % of cathode materials. Globally, 96 % of cathode materials are expected to be produced by East Asian manufacturers this year. However, this will change, but by how much is the question.
Cement is one of the key materials for the safe storage of radioactive waste. What is needed is an almost infinite durability of the containers. Empa/CH researchers are therefore analyzing material systems that can handle this task. Barbara Lothenbach from Empa's Concrete & Asphalt Laboratory is investigating cement-based materials, which are suitable for the disposal of radioactive waste.
The inaugural edition of Formnext + PM South China will be held in Shenzhen from 9–11 September 2021. With the promising prospects for the development of Additive Manufacturing (AM) in China, especially in the South China region, the new fair is set to be a melting pot for information exchange on various industry issues. The fair will also assist industry players to unlock extensive business opportunities in the fields of advanced materials, and innovative manufacturing technologies and equipment.