Consulting Services in Ceramic & Composites Engineering
CeraMaterials™is a customer focused consulting and sales representative company providing technically based solutions and services with engineered ceramic, metals and polymer materials and processing. Our goal is to aid the research, development and commercialization of products for industrial customers through contract research, educational consulting, strategic material & partnership brokering, proposal writing and industrial processing.
Jerry Weinstein, President
CeraMaterials' Areas of Interest, Capability and Expertise:
Materials 1) Advanced engineered materials with emphasis on ceramics & composite materials 2) Proppants (Ceramic, Sand & Resin-Coated Sand) 3) Ceramic matrix composite fabrication, interface coatings & processing 4) Preceramic polymer & PIP (Polymer Infiltration & Pyrolysis) processing 5) Traditional (sintered) & melt infiltrated ceramics 6) Metals casting (ferrous and non-ferrous), ceramic cores & molds 7) High temperature polymers (polyimids) 8) Refractories (ultrahigh temperature & TPS materials) 9) Wear products (erosion/corrosion resistance materials) 10) Radar signature control materials & additives
Processing & Services 1) Materials characterization & development 2) Process development, documentation and training 3) Processing equipment design, specification, sourcing and installation (new or used) 4) Shape making capabilties (slip casting, pressing, injection molding, FRP, etc.) 5) Brainstorming materials, product, process and marketing ideas or changes 6) Cost reduction studies and implementation 7) Process scale up & commercialization 8) Safety review procedures for lab & production settings
Marketing 1) Market analysis; studies of prospective markets, customers, trends 2) Identification of new product and market opportunities 3) Evaluation of competitive materials, technologies or companies 4) Strategic product & intellectual property planning & documentation 5) Literature surveys 6) Mergers, acquisitions and brokering arrangements 7) Identification of proposal opportunities & proposal writing for contract research (DoD, NASA, NIST, NHF, & private funding) 8) Expert witness & forensic engineering failure analysis & root cause problem solving/trouble shooting