IKONICS Corporation Works With Lockheed Martin on Ceramic Matrix Composites

IKONICS Corporation Works With Lockheed Martin on Ceramic Matrix Composites

DULUTH, Minn., April 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation
(Nasdaq:IKNX), a Duluth-based imaging technology company, announced today that
it is working with Lockheed Martin, a global aerospace company, to develop a
new method of machining ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials using
Ikonics' proprietary particle beam technology.

"CMC is notoriously difficult to machine because of its hardness and
non-uniformity. Our technology eliminates edge damage to the material caused
by remelt with lasers or delamination with waterjet or mechanical machining
methods," said Karl Shaw, Ikonics' Chief Technology Officer.

CONTACT: IKONICS Corporation
         4832 Grand Avenue
         Duluth, MN 55807 USA
         Phone: (218) 628-2217
         Fax: (218 628-3245
         Email: info@ikonics.com
         Website: www.ikonics.com

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