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Ceramic composites, a large scale solution for worldwide pollution

Ceramic composites, a large scale solution for worldwide pollution

Henry A. Colorado

Full Professor and Director of CCComposites Laboratory
President, Colombian Materials and Minerals Society
Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Calle 70 N°. 52-21, Medellín, Colombia.

Abstract:
Ceramic based composite materials are by weight the materials type most fabricated worldwide. With the increasing pollution and all the derived environmental problems, ceramic composites fabricated with residual ceramic materials are a high impact solution not only to the environment, but also to new business. This presentation explore  the progress using diverse solid wastes for making ceramic composites worldwide and also present some case studies in Colombia.