Ceramics, Carbides & Diamonds: A Workshop on Engineering Applications, CCD-11, to take place in Pune, India

November 15, 2011

A workshop focusing on the use of ceramics, carbides and diamonds in engineering applications has been organised by the BMR Chapter of The Indian Ceramic Society, the Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI) and the College of Engineering, Pune (COEP). Scheduled for 8-10 December 2011, the workshop will take place at the College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

“Ceramics, Carbides and Diamonds: A Workshop on Engineering Applications (CCD-11)” will cover a broad spectrum of topics ranging from well established industrial practices to newly evolved and upcoming areas in the field of ceramics, carbides and diamonds.

Speakers drawn from academia, industry, government and research organisations will share their expertise in their respective field. This update on the professional knowledge, current industrial practices, and recent advances is targeted at practicing engineers, professionals, researchers and industrial personnel.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Blending and mixing
  • Powder production techniques
  • High energy milling
  • Spray drying
  • Tape casting
  • Gel casting
  • Presses
  • Additives and binders
  • Powder extrusion
  • Powder characterization
  • Powder injection molding
  • Isostatic pressing
  • Sintering
  • Thermal energy
  • Furnaces
  • Tungsten carbide
  • Silicon carbide
  • Boron carbide
  • Diamond tools
  • Wear resistant ceramics
  • Ferrites
  • Varistors
  • Electroceramics
  • Glasses and glass-ceramics
  • Nuclear ceramics
  • Ceramic coatings
  • Cermets

For further information and to register for the workshop please contact the organisers.

Dr. S. P. Butee: Email: [email protected]  

Dr. N. B. Dhokey: Email: [email protected]   

Powder Metallurgy Association of India: www.pmai.in  

Indian Ceramics Society www.incers.org  

College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP)  www.coep.org.in 


Edited by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

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