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Research into ceramic armour receives £25k prize
Research into ceramic armour receives £25k prize 20 April 2015

New light-weight, low-cost, environmentally friendly ceramic body armour has the potential to be used on the frontline by British troops or police, thanks to the award of a prize for its continuing development.

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BMBC Leader Sir Stephen Houghton visits XeraCarb
BMBC Leader Sir Stephen Houghton visits XeraCarb 18 February 2014

In January Sir Stephen Houghton - BMBC leader and Sir Nicholas Hewitt visited XeraCarb to view the production facilities and also to met with the Board of Directors.

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XeraCarb Starts £175,000 TSB SMART Project
XeraCarb Starts £175,000 TSB SMART Project 01 April 2013

On April 1st 2013 XeraCarb began a £175,000 TSB Proof of Concept SMART project which will seek to explore new applications and markets for XeraCarb’s ceramic composite technology.

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XeraCarb Secures Significant Investment
XeraCarb Secures Significant Investment 03 September 2012

XeraCarb Ltd has been successful in securing a significant six figure investment to fund the setting up of a ceramic composite production facility in South Yorkshire. The funding, from Finance Yorkshire and 7 other independent investors, will be used to purchase the specialist capital equipment required and to set up a dedicated factory facility which will be producing product by early 2013.

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Working in Partnership

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

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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