GBC Materials Offers Online Ordering Capabilities for "VX" Super Refractory Crucibles

Unique crucibles offer characteristics of ceramics with the ability to withstand severe thermal shock

The GBC Materials business of Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) now offers online ordering capabilities at for its "VX" Super Refractory Crucibles. Providing quick and easy delivery, GBC Materials' new online ordering capabilities are designed to facilitate and expedite the ordering process.

GBC Materials' "VX" Super Refractory Crucibles offer the valuable high-temperature properties of ceramics, yet are unique in that they also withstand severe thermal shock conditions that would shatter many conventional ceramic materials. These crucibles are ideal for a range of applications that involve rapid temperature change, such as furnace and induction brazing, sintering of powder metal compacts, and calcining of powders and components of high-temperature systems. The "VX" Super Refractory Crucibles are used to make molds used in a variety of industries, including dental, jewelry, sintering, melting and brazing.

Offering extremely low thermal expansion and conductivity, high electrical resistivity and low specific gravity, GBC Materials' "VX" Super Refractory Crucibles can withstand temperatures up to 1450° C and are available in a variety of shapes, for example boats, slabs, short tubes and crucibles.

GBC Materials can supply any size of flat slab that can be cut from an 8" x 13" blank, in any desired thickness from 3/16" to ¾". Furnace boats range in size from 5/8" height x 1 ¼" width x 1 9/16" length with a wall thickness of 1/8" to 2 5/8" height x 7 ½" width x 11 1/8" length with a wall thickness of 5/8".

About Morgan Advanced Ceramics

Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) has a comprehensive range of Ceramic materials, from which its products are manufactured. Supplying to a variety of demanding markets, MAC has established an enviable reputation for providing value-added solutions through world-class research and development, innovative design and, perhaps most important of all, application engineering.

Morgan Advanced Ceramics, together with Morgan Electro Ceramics, forms Morgan Technical Ceramics, a Division of The Morgan Crucible Company plc. From manufacturing locations in North America, Europe and Asia, Morgan Technical Ceramics supplies an extensive range of products, including ceramic components, braze alloys, ceramic/metal assemblies and engineered coatings.

For more information on Morgan Advanced Ceramics visit or contact one of our sales offices below:

UK & Eire

Morgan Technical Ceramics,

Bewdley Road, Stourport,

Worcestershire, DY13 8QR.

Tel: +44 1299 872210

Fax: +44 1299 872218


Mainland Europe

Morgan Technical Ceramics Sales,

Teplitzerstr. 27,

D-84478 Waldkraiburg, Germany

Tel: +49 8638 6004 326

Fax: +49 8638 6004 327


North America

Morgan Technical Ceramics Inc,

232 Forbes Road, Bedford,

Ohio 44146 5418, USA

Tel: +1 440 232 8600

Fax: +1 440 232 8731



Morgan Technical Ceramics,

158 Jiajian Road, Jiading,

Shanghai 201818, People's Republic of China.

Tel: +86 21 5990 0687

Fax: +86 21 5990 3241



Katie DePorter

Gray & Rice Public Relations

617-367-0100 ext. 121

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