APC International, Ltd., formerly American Piezo Ceramics, Inc., is a leading supplier and distributor of piezoelectric ceramics and devices to domestic and international companies.
APC International’s piezoelectric powders, ceramics, and devices are used in a wide range of applications including:
- Ultrasonic medical transducers / ultrasound technologies
- Sonar and other defense related products
- Ultrasonic cleaning components
- Ultrasonic welding components
- NDT components
- Flow control products
- Level control products
- Proximity Sensors
APC products support a wide range of industries including:
- Consumer products
- Engineering & design
- Industrial & manufacturing
- Medical devices / ultrasound technologies
- Research & development
If you need a piezo ceramic element or a product that incorporates piezo ceramic elements we would be happy to discuss your project.
Standard piezo products include:
- Piezoelectric ceramics in standard and custom shapes
- Piezoelectric Materials
- Stack actuators
- Air Transducers
- Nebulizers / Fluid atomizers
- Piezo Buzzers
- Disc Benders / Unimorphs
- Stripe Actuators
- Piezo Ignitors
- Ultrasonic Cleaning Transducers
APC International specializes in meeting its customer’s precise custom requirements for piezoelectric ceramics and devices. APC International manufactures to customer specifications, piezoelectric discs, rings, plates, and custom shapes consisting of soft and hard-body lead-zirconate-titanate (PZT) compositions.
APC processing capabilities include: designing, machining, pressing, firing, custom electroding, poling and testing piezoelectric ceramics and devices.
Depending on customer specifications, APC International will design piezo devices specific to customer applications, perform custom electroding, match ceramic parts in pairs or groups, supply soldered leads, and, when requested, tighten standard tolerances and provide additional electrical testing.
It is an important philosophy of APC International to focus on meeting the needs of its customers. At APC International, we understand that achieving this goal often requires an ongoing discussion with our customers to ensure high quality ceramics with appropriate specifications are selected to achieve the customer’s desired result and increase product reliability. APC International, Ltd. strives to deliver high quality products, on time, and at a competitive price.
Your Partner From Design to High Volume Production
APC International’s engineering and design team of material scientists and engineers has years of experience in piezoelectric ceramic design and applications. In Pennsylvania we have state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and a production staff with an average of ten years of experience at APCI. APC International also has established partnerships with suppliers around the world. When combined, APC International can provide its clients with a single source supplier of piezoelectric ceramics and piezo products from initial design stages through high volume production of the product lifecycle.