FINE CERAMICS WORLD
Introduction to Fine Ceramics
What are Fine Ceramics?
Ceramics vs. Fine Ceramics
Fine Ceramic Production Process
Types of Fine Ceramics
History of Fine Ceramics
Frequently Asked Questions
Characteristics of Fine Ceramics
Learning About Fine Ceramics
Fine Ceramics in Daily Life
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q What color are Fine Ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”)?
Q How hard are Fine Ceramics?
Q How light are Fine Ceramics compared to stainless steel?

Q: What color are Fine Ceramics?
A: It depends on the type, but most Fine Ceramics are white or black. Their color can be changed by adding colorants.
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Q: How hard are Fine Ceramics?
A: Fine Ceramics are very hard. For example, alumina, one common type of Fine Ceramic is ranked as No.9 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, while diamond is No.10.
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Q: How light are Fine Ceramics compared to stainless steel?
A: Fine Ceramics have one-half to one-third the weight of stainless steel.

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The term "Fine Ceramics" is interchangeable with "advanced ceramics," "technical ceramics" and "engineered ceramics." Use varies by region and industry.
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