Article - 10 Dec 2005
CeramTec North America pioneered the science of ceramic-to-metal and remains the world leader in ceramic-to-metal sealing technology.
Article - 26 Jun 2008
The highest performance electrical seal systems employ ceramics for exceptional resistance to thermal and mechanical shock, as well as corrosion.
Article - 23 May 2008
For many applications it is often necessary to join ceramic to metal to create the finished part.
Article - 20 Aug 2003
A review of the development of advanced ceramics and their evolution from traditional ceramics. Properties, production, firing, finishing, design and the future are considered. Families such as...
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Ceramic brazing techniques are used to join ceramics to other materials. Sometimes the use of intermediate layers are required to increase wetting of the materials to enable creation of a suitable...
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 21 Jan 2020
Technical ceramics, also known as advanced ceramics, offer previously unmatched materials for several manufacturing processes. Their unique thermal, electrical, and physical properties have been...
Article - 21 May 2002
By sealing the surface of refractories, their performance can be improved by making them more wear resistant and sealing them from infiltration by detrimental species. Processes for achieving this are...
Article - 1 Dec 2007
The chemical and process industries are continually seeking new advanced materials to help extend the life of critical components. Syalons play an important role in this.
Article - 17 Jan 2007
This article explores some of the selection criteria/properties and ceramics suited to various applications.