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Ceramics engineers work with nonmetallic elements such as clay and inorganic elements such as zirconia. They are part of the ceramics and glass industry, which manufactures such common items as tableware and such highly technical items as ceramic tiles for the space shuttle. These engineers perform research, design machinery and processing methods, and develop new ceramic materials and products. They work at engineering consulting firms, manufacturing plants, and commercial support facilities. There are approximately 24,190 materials engineers in the United States; ceramics engineers belong to this group.
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