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Message from our Managing Director
Message from our Managing Director 15 February 2017

I am James Newsome, the Managing Director of Capital Refractories Group and I would like to explain the acquisition, introduce Capital and explain our reasons for acquiring Xeracarb.

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XeraCarb invited to present at MOD’s Materials and Structures Science and Technology Centre (MAST STC)
XeraCarb invited to present at MOD’s Materials and Structures Science and Technology Centre (MAST STC) 10 November 2015

Dr Hywel Jones, XeraCarb’s CSO has presented XeraCarb’s latest developments in the pressure casting of armour ceramics at the MAST STC Defence Materials Forum.

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XeraCarb CSO speaks at International Armour Meeting, Sept 31st 2015.
XeraCarb CSO speaks at International Armour Meeting, Sept 31st 2015. 03 October 2015

XeraCarb’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Hywel Jones, was invited to give a presentation at an international meeting on Materials for Extreme Environments.

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Launch of £10 million fund to develop dual-use technologies
Launch of £10 million fund to develop dual-use technologies 15 September 2015

A new £10 million jointly funded project between government and industry will back the best new technologies and research that can have a “dual use” in defence and civil sector businesses.

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Working in Partnership

Materials and Engineering Research Institute
Sheffield Hallam University
Therser UK
Finance Yorkshire
Development
Development

We are continuing our research and development into other Industrial and technical environments, and are constantly seeking to meet new challenges.

XeraCarb materials are currently being evaluated for use as personal body armour with the research sponsored by the UK’s Ministry of Defence.

This material offers significant advantages over existing armour in terms of the cost, shape and size of components which are possible and in terms of the total system weight.

Read more about the development of our ceramic products and the advantages it can bring >>

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