The Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
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Conspicuous Applications of Advanced Ceramics a special exhibition at The International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred
William J. Walker, Jr., Ph.D.
Ceramic Engineer and Guest Curator
June 24 - September 25, 1997
 
engine parts
Ceramic Valve, Rotor Swirl Chamber, Rocker Arm Assembly, Cam Rollers and Glow Plug (silicon nitride)
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Engine Parts
Silicon nitride is an excellent material for engine components because it is extremely hard and wear resistant, it has high stiffness with low density and can withstand extremely high temperatures and harsh chemical environments.

Engine parts on loan from Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation

 
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