APPLICATIONS

Ceramic components are used in places where the specific properties of ceramics - such as hardness, strength and wear-resistance - have an added value.

 

 

PROPERTIES

stiff

hardness

chemical resistant

wear resistant

electrical insulator

thermal conductor/ insulator

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

silicon carbide

 

PRODUCT

sliding bearing

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

machine and equipment

BEARING

POSITIONING

VACUUM COMPONENTS

MACHINE COMPONENTS

Ceramic parts are very well suitable for use within bearings, to carry loads at combined rotational and linear movements under extreme conditions.

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

hardness

chemical resistant

wear resistant

 

 

 

 

MATERIAL

silicon carbide

silicon nitride

 

PRODUCT

ball bearing

sliding bearing

precision ball

linear guide

 

INDUSTRY

pump

machine and equipment

chemistry

food

mechatronics

 

In order to position accurately in vacuum - as in applications with extreme ultraviolet light (EUV) - high stiffness, low expansion chemically resistant ceramic materials are necessary, with high purity that do not degas.

 

PROPERTIES

chemical resistant

stiff

wear resistant

 

 

 

 

MATERIAL

silicon nitride

zirconium oxide

 

PRODUCT

linear guide

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

machine and equipment

mechatronics

semiconductor

Ceramics are very hard, lightweight, have a high mechanical strength, an excellent wear-resistance and low friction - all necessary for positioning.

 

 

PROPERTIES

hardness

mechanically strong

stiff

 

 

 

 

MATERIAL

zirconium oxide

silicon nitride

 

PRODUCT

linear guide

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

machine and equipment

mechatronics

semiconductor

SEALING

DOSING

CONDUCTING

MIXING

In most mixing processes, there is a close contact between the mixed substances and the mixing equipment. Wear-resistant and chemically inert ceramics can offer many advantages here.

 

PROPERTIES

wear resistant

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

silicon nitride

 

PRODUCT

precision ball

 

 

INDUSTRY

chemistry and petrochemistry

In many dosing applications, specific properties of ceramics are important, such as dimensional accuracy, wear-resistance and chemical resistance.

 

 

PROPERTIES

wear resistant

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

silicon nitride

 

PRODUCT

precision ball

 

 

INDUSTRY

chemistry

 

Ceramic materials offer good wear-resistance and chemical resistance as well as near perfect limited lubrication properties in sealing solutions.

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

wear resistant

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

silicon carbide

silicon nitride

aluminum oxide

 

PRODUCT

linear guide

precision ball

 

INDUSTRY

food

chemistry

petrochemistry

Depending on the composition, ceramic materials can have a very high heat conductivity or a rather high electrical conductivity, and hence can be good heat or electrical conductors.

 

PROPERTIES

stiff

tribological properties

 

MATERIAL

zirconium oxide

silicon nitride

 

 

PRODUCT

linear guide

precision ball

 

INDUSTRY

machine and equipment

mechatronics and semiconductor

energy technology

HIGH

TEMPERATURE

TRANSPORTING

PUMPING

WEAR-RESISTANT

Transport of liquids with abrasive particles causes wear to the equipment and contamination of the liquid. Wear-resistant ceramics offer a solution here.

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

hardness

wear resistant

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

 

 

PRODUCT

ball bearing

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

chemistry

 

 

Ceramic materials retain their good mechanical properties also at high temperatures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

extremely heat resistant

mechanically strong

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

silicon carbide

 

PRODUCT

sliding bearing

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

chemistry

Compared to other materials, ceramics are very hard, resulting in a good wear-resistance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

wear resistant

mechanically strong

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

silicon carbide

 

PRODUCT

sliding bearing

 

 

 

INDUSTRY

pump

chemistry

food

Transporting a liquid, with close contact between the pump material and the liquid, can result in wear, thermal and chemical degradation. Ceramic bearings that are lubricated by the pumped liquid offer a solution here.

 

PROPERTIES

hardness

chemical resistant

wear resistant

 

MATERIAL

silicon carbide

silicon nitride

 

PRODUCT

sliding bearing

ball bearing

precision ball

 

INDUSTRY

pump

chemistry

food

DRIVING

MEASURING

In precision measuring equipment, ceramic parts are indispensable. Stiffness, low weight, wear-resistance and a smooth surface structure are essential here.

 

PROPERTIES

stiff

lightweight

 

 

 

MATERIAL

aluminum oxide

ruby

 

 

PRODUCT

feeler

precision ball

 

INDUSTRY

machine and equipment

3D-measuremachine

Drives under specific, extreme conditions require materials with exceptional properties. Hard, strong and wear-resistant ceramics may play a role here.

 

 

PROPERTIES

hardness

wear resistant

stiff

chemical resistant

 

MATERIAL

silicon carbide

silicon nitride

aluminum oxide

 

PRODUCT

ball bearing

sliding bearing

 

INDUSTRY

food

chemistry

 

 

 

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