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Morgan Advanced Materials (Stourport)
Bewdley Road
Stourport
Worcestershire
DY13 8QR
UK
[t] +44 (0)1299 872210
[f] +44 (0)1299 872218
[W] http://


Formerly known as The Morgan Crucible Company plc, the company changed its name to Morgan Advanced Materials on 27 March 2013, as it moves to a simpler organisational model which builds on actions to create a unified business.



The two former divisions (Morgan Ceramics and Morgan Engineered Materials) and their associated businesses will transition to the new structure over the coming months.



The company specialises in the design, manufacture and marketing of ceramic and carbon products which are used in a wide range of applications, from transport and telecommunications to fire protection and medical instruments, including components and sub-assemblies using an extensive range of materials, including structural and piezoelectric ceramics, dielectrics, braze alloys, and specialist coatings. It works with manufacturers’ design and R&D teams at local, national and international level on projects from concept and feasibility studies through prototype development to full production.


Versatile active brazing alloy process for joining metals to ceramics
28 November, 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials has highlighted the benefits of its active brazing alloy (ABA) process to join metals to ceramics in a variety of applications where conventional metallisation and brazing are either costly or impractical.
Joint development for commercialising graphene development
10 August, 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials has announced a new joint development agreement with The University of Manchester, aimed at scaling up a new process for manufacturing graphene – a one-atom thick carbon allotrope first isolated at the university ten years ago and for which two Nobel Prizes were awarded.
Field trials reveal substantial cost savings with aluminium melting crucibles
29 May, 2014
Field studies carried out by the Molten Metal Systems business of Morgan Advanced Materials reveal that the company’s latest addition to the Syncarb Z2 family of crucibles is achieving substantial cost savings in operational conditions for the aluminium melting industry.
Merger creates catalyst for further growth in advanced ceramic technologies
15 April, 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials and Magma Ceramics and Catalysts have come together to create a joint venture in the field of advanced ceramic and catalyst technology. It will see Morgan’s UK Fired Refractory Shapes business, based in Bromborough, merge with Magma Ceramics and Catalysts.
Advanced ceramics - selection factors for critical components
23 February, 2014
Dieter Steudtner, Sales Manager at Morgan Advanced Materials, gives designers and manufacturers an insight into advanced ceramic materials and their properties.
Dedicated medical manufacturing cell focuses on MRI, X-Ray imaging and radiotherapy
27 January, 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials is demonstrating its commitment to delivering next-generation solutions for the medical sector, with the opening of a dedicated cell to manufacture products for non-invasive imaging and therapy applications.
Diverter dampers converted from mineral wool to high temperature insulation wool
10 January, 2014
When Esscano Power A/S wanted to improve its diverter damper insulation from mineral wool (rock wool) material, the company examined all the available alternatives, ultimately locating numerous online references to high-temperature insulation wool from Morgan Advanced Materials.
Sonar materials pressed, fired and machined up to 45mm thickness
08 December, 2013
Thanks to a major breakthrough in the company’s manufacturing capabilities, Morgan Advanced Materials has launched a new range of large piezoelectric (PZT) ceramic blocks specifically for use in the defence and commercial sonar markets.
Large piezoelectric (PZT) ceramic blocks now available for defence and commercial sonar markets
29 October, 2013
Morgan Advanced Materials has launched a new range of large piezoelectric (PZT) ceramic blocks specifically for use in the defence and commercial sonar markets, thanks to a major breakthrough in the company’s manufacturing capabilities.
Steel ingots kept cool in transit with long fibre thermal insulation
14 October, 2013
Morgan Advanced Materials’ technical prowess and inventiveness were put to the test when Nugteren Transport BV, a Dutch company involved in the transfer of large loads and units, needed to design a safe and effective method of transportation for hot steel ingots that ensured the ingots would lose minimal heat during transit. Previously, during transportation, the steel ingots cooled from a temperature of around 800 to approximately 50C, and then were re-heated at the customer site.
Stave-shaped ceramic components developed for defence and commercial sonar sectors
26 September, 2013
Sonar systems utilised by many of the world’s navies contain ceramic materials, where high acoustic transmission properties are required in low frequency environments. Morgan Advanced Materials announces the launch of its improved range of stave-shaped ceramic components for the defence and commercial sonar sectors. The products are operable at extremely low depths, and continue to work even in the most severe bathythermal conditions, where water temperature falls as water depth increases.
Crucible designed for aluminium smelting and holding
08 September, 2013
The Molten Metal Systems business of Morgan Advanced Materials has further extended its acclaimed Syncarb Z2 crucible family with the introduction of a new crucible designed to provide longer service life and increased energy savings for the aluminium processing industry.
Aluminium oxide ceramic the battery collar for next generation sodium metal halide batteries
03 September, 2013
Morgan Advanced Materials is supplying a range of critical components for GE Energy Storage’s high-performance Durathon Batteries. GE Energy Storage uses the battery modules to build complete energy storage systems for the telecom, energy management, power generation, grid operation, back-up and motive power industries.
Specialist composites and defence systems business targets lightweight armour market
12 June, 2013
Morgan Advanced Materials – Composites and Defence Systems now incorporates the business formerly known as NP Aerospace, which specialises in composite systems for defence applications, including vehicle armour, combat helmets and body armour and a variety of commercial applications.
Ceramic insulators for industrial oil and gas burner igniters
03 June, 2013
Morgan Advanced Materials has announced a new capability to manufacture ceramic insulators for industrial oil and gas burner igniters. These insulators can also be used for a range of other industrial applications such as fuses, precision electrical resistors and cartridge heaters.
Kiln linings - seeking higher energy efficiency than calcium silicate
18 May, 2013
Tests carried out by Morgan Advanced Materials, a leading manufacturer of engineered products for a range of thermal insulation applications, have revealed the company’s latest Superwool Plus Blok insulation offers significant performance advantages over calcium silicate in the area of thermal insulation for kiln linings.
High-performance piezoelectric material with high density and low porosity
22 March, 2013
Morgan Technical Ceramics is launching a new piezoelectric material. PZT5K1 is suitable for applications in the fields of scientific instrumentation, maritime, medical, energy harvesting and general industry. Using an innovative new core process, Morgan Technical Ceramics manufactures the material to offer optimised voltage charge coefficients. Its high d33 rating improves the electrical charge generated in energy harvesting applications, while its high d31 coefficient enhances the levels of displacement in actuators.
High purity magnesium oxide blocks for petrochem insulation
25 February, 2013
Morgan Technical Ceramics, which specialises in the design and manufacture of high purity magnesium oxide blocks for use in the petrochemical sector, has re-emphasised the importance of specifying materials that deliver a consistently high level of insulation performance.
 
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