Ceramics

Materials & Material Processing

Advanced Ceramic Materials for Engineered Applications

March 21, 2016

Our  goal at Calix Ceramic Solutions is to help you efficiently navigate the world of Advanced Ceramics. Calix is a resource that can allow engineering and technology-based companies  to  access the performance enhancing benefits and competitive advantage that Advanced  Ceramics can provide.  Advanced Ceramics can enhance the performance of your product or application... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Piezo Ceramic Machining Made Easy with Kadco Ceramics

March 16, 2016

For most manufacturers, handling Piezo is extremely difficult without precise machining, grinding, and finishing. As such, these procedures often require expert assistance. If you are seeking help with your piezo ceramic machining needs, then consider the team of experts at Kadco Ceramics. This company offers the top silicon machining services in the industry. They are highly experienced to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Superior Graphite Launches Rebranding of Advanced Ceramic Powders Products

December 18, 2015

Chicago, IL — Superior Graphite, a graphite and carbon solutions company, recently rebranded and unveiled a redesigned advanced ceramic powders product line, now called SinterPur. While Superior Graphite's previous advanced ceramic powders product line HSC ("Hopkinsville Silicon Carbide") contained alpha and beta silicon carbide grades, leaving boron carbide as a separate brand, Sinter-Pur... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Material Center helps bridge lab development, market introduction.

December 18, 2015

Able to process quantities from laboratory scale to pilot scale (few kilograms to 2,000 Kg), Innovative Materials Center (IMC) meets demands of clients who have developed new materials or modified existing materials and need to accelerate their market introduction. Subsequent mass production can then be moved to customer's facility or PPT's production facilities. Various ceramics powder development processing equipment is available to serve diverse industries/markets. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Alumina Ceramic molds high-temperature components.

September 8, 2015

Consisting of full-fired, 99% pure alumina ceramic, Aremcolox™ 502-1400-99 provides abrasion and corrosion resistance as well as mechanical strength and electrical resistance for continuous operating temperatures to 3,000°F. Product features compressive strength of 340,000 psi, flexural strength of 46,000 psi, and dielectric strength of 225 V/mil. Typical applications include burner nozzles, alignment fixtures, combustion chambers, pump liners, rail guides, stand-offs, and wear tiles. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ESD Protection Devices use multi-layer ceramic technology.

June 19, 2015

Supplied in 1005 and 0603 packages, respectively, Models LXES15AAA1-153 and LXES03AAA1-154 combine low voltage ESD protection with dielectric strength to withstand continued high voltage discharge. Units offer ESD protection according to internationally recognized IEC61000-4-2 Level 1 standard at low voltage and low peak voltage levels. Operating from -40 to +85°C, devices are suited for automotive electronics, antenna terminals, and external interfaces of touch panels, monitors, and switches. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Washington Mills DURAMUL ZR: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

June 10, 2015

This SEM photo speaks to the unique characteristics of DURAMUL ZR, a high purity synthetic mineral consisting of a mullite phase and a zirconia phase. The dark area in the SEM photo represent the mullite phase, while the consistent white dots represent the zirconia phase.  The physical properties of DURAMUL ZR make this material ideal for ceramic and refractory applications. The combination of... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Washington Mills DURAMUL: Has No Free Silica

March 2, 2015

If you are using a cheaper mullite raw material in your refractory and have concerns regarding the level of exposure to free silica, consider trying DURAMUL, Washington Mills' fused mullite product. Washington Mills' fused mullite has excellent thermal shock resistance, low thermal conductivity and NO free silica. The properties of DURAMUL fused mullite are unique because Washington... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Ceramics Manufacturer 'Fires Up' Its Production Line with Rethink Robotics' Baxter

November 21, 2014

Du-Co Ceramics Integrates Robotics Into Ceramics Parts Manufacturing Process BOSTON – Du-Co Ceramics is the latest complex material manufacturer to leverage robotics as an innovation platform, adding Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot to its ceramic parts production line. Baxter works alongside the Du-Co team to place ceramic parts into a saggar, readying the parts for firing in the kiln. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Machinable Glass-Ceramic withstands temperatures to 1,100°F.

October 10, 2014

Optimized for machinability using carbide tools, Aremcolox™ 502-600 is suited for use in high vacuum and electrical and electronic high temperature applications. Properties include respective compressive and flexural strengths of 32,000 and 14,000 psi, dielectric strength of 380 V/mil, dielectric constant of 6.8 @ 1 MHz, and thermal conductivity of 4.08 Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F. Stock sizes include ¼–1 in. dia x 18 in. long rods and 14 x 20 x 1/8–1 in. plates. Custom sizes/parts can also be produced.
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Materials & Material Processing

Washington Mills: Mullite for Investment Casting

July 15, 2014

Weight of Your Investment Cast Shell Got You Down? If you are concerned that your investment cast shell might be too heavy, take some weight off by switching your raw material to DURAMUL - Washington Mills' fused mullite. Washington Mills fused mullite has: Lighter weight than alumina and zircon Excellent thermal shock resistance High purity to eliminate contamination & maintain high... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Goodfellow and Sigma-Aldrich Complete Phase 1 of Agreement to Expand Availability of Goodfellow Products

June 27, 2014

Coraopolis, PA – Goodfellow, a leading supplier of metals and materials for research and industry, and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a leading life science and high-technology company, have completed the first phase of a distribution agreement reached earlier this year. As a result, all pure metals available from Goodfellow are now also available through Sigma-Aldrich. Phase 2, currently... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Oerlikon Metco Well Positioned to Meet Global Market Demand for Advanced Ceramics

June 18, 2014

As the global market for fine ceramics is projected to exceed $75 billion by 2020, Oerlikon Metco strengthened its value proposition to meet customers' needs. The top-performing company now provides more flexible and shorter delivery times, design and production of novel customer-specific products, as well as new product innovations. Key advanced ceramic materials produced by Oerlikon Metco are... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Washington Mills: How Pure is Your Mullite?

May 6, 2014

Washington Mills Mullite: Purity is our Priority Not every mullite is the same and purity levels can vary from one supplier to another. You may or may not know that the fused mullite Washington Mills produces is a higher purity mullite than what most other suppliers manufacture. Other mullites can contain cristobalite and a glass phase. They can also contain titania, iron, alumina, silica and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

XY Nanopositioning Piezo Stage provides sub-nm resolution.

April 25, 2014

With footprint less than 3 x 3 in., Model P-763 provides 30 x 30 mm aperture and travel range of 200 x 200 microns. Flexure-guided positioning system is equipped with capacitive, direct-metrology position sensors and ceramic-insulated piezo actuator technology. With capacitive feedback, linearity of motion is optimal, with 0.02% deviation from perfect straight line. Stage is suited for applications such as image-stabilization, micro-lithography, nano-alignment, and surface metrology. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Ceramic Covered Roller is recommended for corona treating systems.

April 24, 2014

Possessing variety of coating thicknesses, durability, and uniform performance, Arcotron CL800 offers tight tolerance finishes as low as 15 Ra. Coating dielectric allows unit to maintain 300°F continuous operation without degradation, which promotes service life. Properties of this product make it suited for applications within harsh environments, such as skip and lane treating.
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Materials & Material Processing

Professional Plastics Signs Master Distributor Agreement with Corning Macor®

February 28, 2014

Orchard Park, NY — Professional Plastics, Inc. has recently signed a Master Distribution Agreement with Corning, Inc. for the distribution and fabrication of Macor® Machinable Glass Ceramic parts and shapes.    As a leading supplier of engineering plastics and ceramics with 18 locations in the USA, Singapore and Taiwan, Professional Plastics, will fill a key role in introducing Macor® to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Washington Mills Mullite for Investment Cast

December 23, 2013

Washington Mills' DURAMUL is a fused mullite with no free silica. It is produced with slightly less silica and slightly higher alumina than stoichiometric mullite. Investment casters using cheaper raw materials who have concerns about the level of exposure to free silica should consider Washington Mills' fused mullite for shell building.  The properties of DURAMUL fused mullite are unique... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.

November 25, 2013

Used for bonding, potting, tooling, and molding, Aremco-Bond™ 805 adheres to high-temperature plastics, glass, ceramic, and high-expansion metals. This 2-component, 100% solids, aluminum-filled epoxy cures at room temperature in 24 hr with final cure at 200°F in 2 hr. Cured material exhibits thermal conductivity of 12.5 Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F and dielectric strength of 50 V/mil. Respective tensile shear and flexural strengths are 1,800 and 15,500 psi, and Shore D Hardness is 87. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Championship Bout Held at ICI Expo: Alumina vs. Fused Silica

November 18, 2013

PECATONICA, IL – Which of Ipsen's special formulas do you prefer – the refractory body of Alumina that can withstand exceptionally high temperatures and reduces cracking during thermal cycling or the flexible, clay-bonded body of Fused Silica which provides more thermal shock resistance? Ipsen engineers developed both formulas over several years to be long-lasting, handcrafted and durable.... Read More