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By firing spodumene based bodies a certain way an almost zero-expansion beta spodumene phase can be developed. This the basis for pyroceramic, oven-to-table ware (e.g. corning ware is a good example).

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    The word ceramics can be used in multiple contexts, but here we think of it as the umbrella term for the industry that produces non-metallics by firing them in a kiln. Ceramic products (vs. metallics) have the potential to be very hard (but are also brittle), they can withstand high temperatures, th...

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