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Industrial ceramics are a group of materials made from inorganic, non-metallic substances that exhibit unique properties, such as high strength, hardness, and resistance to wear, heat, and corrosion. Industrial ceramics are an important group of materials widely used in various applications due to their unique properties, versatility, and reliability.

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Alumina / Aluminum Oxide (Al₂O₃)
Alumina / Aluminum Oxide (Al₂O₃)

Aluminum Oxide (Al₂O₃), or alumina, is one of the most versatile refractory ceramic oxides that finds use in a wide range of applications. It is white, amorphous, and inert. It is the most common technical ceramic material used today. The versatility of alumina stems from its broadly impressive material properties, ease of manufacture, wide availability, and budget-friendly cost. It has high heat resistance, high thermal conductivity, high strength and hardness, high electrical insulation, high corrosion resistance and is biocompatible. Purities available range from 95% (industrial grade) to 99.999% (high purity grade) and the product is also available to MIL-A-22262B.

Aluminum Carbide (Al₄C₃)
Aluminum Carbide (Al₄C₃)
Aluminum Carbide (Al₄C₃) is a powder yellow-green in color with a hexagonal crystal structure that is a reducing agent. It decomposes in dilute acid and decomposes to produce CH4 in cold water. It has approximately the same hardness as topaz.
Barium Titanate (BaTiO₂)
Barium Titanate (BaTiO₂)
Barium Titanate (BaTiO₂), barium titanium oxide, is a white crystalline solid with a melting point of 1,625ºC. It is widely used in electronic ceramics because it exhibits ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties with a photorefractive effect. It is insoluble in water but soluble in dilute acids and concentrated acids. It is a dielectric ceramic that can become semiconductors when doped with small amounts of transition metals like scandium, yttrium, neodymium, and samarium. Purity: 99.8% to 99.9%
Boron Aluminide (BAl)
Boron Aluminide (BAl)
Boron aluminide is an intermetallic alloy of boron and aluminum with properties similar to both ceramic and metal.
Boron Carbide (B₄C)
Boron Carbide (B₄C)
Boron carbide, or "black diamond", is an extremely hard ceramic material that is a black crystal with a metallic luster. It has physical properties, including hardness, that rank only second to diamond. It is a high-performance abrasive material that is chemically resistant. It has a melting point of 2350ºC high thermal neutron capture capability, is wear-resisting, and has semiconducting properties.
Ceramic Beads
Ceramic Beads

Round ceramic particles are used in vibratory finishing for polishing, grinding, and surface treatments. Various sizes are available to optimize the quality of your finished product, providing cost-effective, mass-produced results.

Chromium (II) Carbide
Chromium (II) Carbide
Chromium carbide is a ceramic compound found in several compositions; Cr₃C₂, Cr₂₃C₆, and Cr₇C₃. It is silver-gray-colored with high-temperature oxidation-resistant properties. It has the highest oxidation resistance at high temperatures of all metal carbides. It is also resistant to acids and alkalis. It has excellent electrical conductivity, high hardness, a moderate melting point, and good chemical stability. Each composition is available as a -325 mesh powder and 99.5% pure.
Cubic Boron Nitride / CBN Superabrasive Powder
Cubic Boron Nitride / CBN Superabrasive Powder

Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN) is second only to diamond in hardness. It has superior thermal and chemical stability making it ideal for high-temperature applications. Because of its unique hardness and toughness, CBN has great advantages for grinding and sawing end-uses. CBN is available in 99% purity and is optimized for resin-bond, metal-bond, vitrified bonds, and electroplated products.

Fumed Silica (SiO₂)
Fumed Silica (SiO₂)

Fumed Silica, also known as pyrogenic silica, are powders that are available with either hydrophobic or hydrophilic surfaces. They are made with a flame, resulting in an extremely small particle with a three-dimensional structure with low bulk density and high surface area, making this powder useful as a thickener or reinforcing filler.

Hafnium Diboride (HfB₂)
Hafnium Diboride (HfB₂)
Hafnium diboride is a gray, metallic-looking, ultrahigh-temperature ceramic composed of Hafnium and Boron. It has relatively high thermal and electrical conductivity and a melting temperature of about 3250ºC. The material's oxidation resistance is temperature, and pressure dependent, where at 1500ºC and 1 atm of pressure, it shows resistance; however, at temperatures above 1600ºC and pressures drop below 1 atm, the oxidation resistance is dramatically reduced. Purities available 99% to 99.99%
Hafnium (IV) Carbide (HfC)
Hafnium (IV) Carbide (HfC)
Hafnium (IV) carbide is a dark, gray, brittle solid that has high hardness and a very high melting point of over 3890°C. It is one of the most refractory binary compounds and is extremely hard. It has a high cross-section for the absorption of thermal neutrons. Purity: 99.5%
Hafnium Nitride (HfN)
Hafnium Nitride (HfN)
Hafnium Nitride (HfN) is formed as yellow-brown and brittle solid with a melting point of 3310ºC It is an advanced ceramic powder and is among the most stable. It has excellent mechanical, electrical, optical, thermal, and corrosion resistance characteristics. It creates an abrasion-resistant, chemically inert outer film for cutting tools, a high temperature-resistant protective film with high hardness, wear resistance, and oxidation resistance. Purity: 99%-99.5%
Hexagonal Boron Nitride (BN)
Hexagonal Boron Nitride (BN)

Hexagonal boron nitride is an inorganic compound that’s chemistry enables it to form structures that are isoelectronic with carbon allotropes, including a flat, hexagonal crystal structure similar to graphite. It is a white powder that is very hard and chemically and thermally stable.

Lanthanum Carbide (LaC₂)
Lanthanum Carbide (LaC₂)
Lanthanum carbide (LaC₂) is a water-reactive and flammable yellow crystalline solid. Purities between 99% and 99.9%
Molybdenum Carbide (Mo₂C)
Molybdenum Carbide (Mo₂C)
Molybdenum carbide is a refractory ceramic with a high melting point and excellent wear resistance. It finds uses in high-temperature applications. It has a high surface area and a unique crystal structure which gives it catalytic properties.
Niobium Carbide (NbC)
Niobium Carbide (NbC)
Niobium carbide is a green cubic crystal with a metallic luster. It is a ceramic material and is amongst the hardest technical compounds known. It is an extremely hard refractory material. Purity: 99% - 99.5%
Silicon Carbide (SiC)
Silicon Carbide (SiC)

Silicon carbide (SiC) is a hard, covalently bonded light grey solid that is nearly as hard as diamond. It is a refractory material (high melting point) with excellent thermal conductivity and low thermal expansion. It displays good thermal shock resistance, corrosion resistance, and stiffness. Silicon carbide is a semiconductor.

Strontium Titanate (SrTiO₃)
Strontium Titanate (SrTiO₃)
Strontium titanate (SrTiO₃), or Strontium Titanium Oxide, is an insoluble powder. Insoluble in water and most solvents. It is the model system for perovskite ceramics because it is stable in the cubic crystal system above-168ºC It is a high dielectric constant material (225-250). Purity: 99.9%
Tantalum Carbide (TaC)
Tantalum Carbide (TaC)
Tantalum carbide (TaC) is an extremely hard (Mohs hardness 9-10), heavy, refractory crystalline ceramic material. It is a gold-colored to brown powder that is extremely resistant to chemical action at normal temperature and is an important cermet material. TaC has the highest known melting point, at 3880°C of any binary compound. Purity: 99.0% to 99.5%
Titanium Carbide (TiC)
Titanium Carbide (TiC)
Titanium carbide is an extremely hard, crystalline solid that melts at 3140ºC. It has a gray metallic color and is insoluble in water; but soluble in nitric acid and aqua regia. It enhances the conductivity of materials and can act as a nucleating agent. High purity and technical grades. 99.5%
Titanium Nitride (TiN)
Titanium Nitride (TiN)
Titanium nitride (TiN) is a hard, wear-resistant ceramic coating material with a gold color and a crystalline structure. Titanium nitride has high hardness, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance.
Titanium Silicon Carbide (Ti₃SiC₂)
Titanium Silicon Carbide (Ti₃SiC₂)
Titanium Silicon Carbide (Ti₃SiC₂) is a material with both metallic and ceramic properties and is suited for both mechanical and electrical applications. It has high fracture toughness and exhibits high-temperature stability. It also has high electrical and thermal conductivities and is moderately resistant to oxidation. Purity: 99.5%
Titanium(IV) Oxide (TiO₂) (Rutile Grade)
Titanium(IV) Oxide (TiO₂) (Rutile Grade)
Rutile Titanium(IV) Oxide, also known as Titanium Dioxide, is the most common form of TiO₂. It is the oxide mineral form. Rutile has a high refractive index at visible wavelengths and can absorb UV light. Titanium dioxide is an odorless, absorbent, and one of the most widely used pigments in powder form for whiteness and opacity. Purity ≥99.4%
Tungsten Carbide
Tungsten Carbide
Tungsten Carbide (WC) is a dense, metal-like substance, light gray with a bluish tinge. Tungsten carbide has high decomposition points, with WC at 2770°C. WC will conduct electricity. It is hard and rigid but possesses very high strength, including compressive strength and impact resistance. Its rigidity is 2-3X the rigidity of steel and 4-6X that of cast iron and brass. The wear resistance of tungsten carbide is better than that of wear-resistance tool steels and is also corrosion-resistant and chemically resistant. WC powders are available as fine, medium, and coarse-grained cuts.
Vanadium Carbide (VC)
Vanadium Carbide (VC)
Vanadium Carbide (VC) is a chemically stable extremely hard refractory ceramic. It has a Mohs hardness of 9-9.5, so it may be the hardest metal carbide. Powder available 325 mesh and finer Purity 99% and 99.9%
Wurtzite Boron Nitride (w-BN)
Wurtzite Boron Nitride (w-BN)
Wurtzite Boron Nitride (w-BN) is a thermally and chemically resistant hard ceramic refractory compound with a hardness greater than diamond. It has a polycrystalline structure that provides superior cutting properties and sharpens itself during cutting. It also is isoelectronic with its diamond carbon allotropes. Wurtzite Boron Nitride can be produced in two different particle shapes: plate and regular crystal.
Zirconia Mullite (Al₂O₃ + ZrO₂ + SiO₂)
Zirconia Mullite (Al₂O₃ + ZrO₂ + SiO₂)
A fused mullite composed of sizable needle-like mullite crystals containing co-precipitated monoclinic ZrO₂. Zirconia Mullite is characterized by high chemical purity, low thermal expansion, and high thermal shock resistance. Zirconia mullite has a high resistance to environmental corrosion and a low coefficient of thermal expansion.
Zirconium Carbide (ZrC)
Zirconium Carbide (ZrC)

Zirconium carbide (ZrC) is an extremely hard refractory ceramic material that is a gray metallic powder with a cubic crystal structure. It has good high-temperature mechanical properties, excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, a high melting point, and strong chemical resistance. Under irradiation, it demonstrates low neutron absorption cross-section and weak damage sensitivity. Various standard granulations are available below 106 microns. Purities: 99.0% & 99.5%

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