Ceramic Nozzles

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Flow control may involve modification of a fluid’s speed, direction, mass, shape or the pressure of the flow that emerges from a nozzle. Ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic solid material that is sometimes used to make nozzles. Read More…

Ceramic Nozzles A nozzle is a device that is designed to control the flow and direction of a liquid flow as it exits or enters the nozzle. Nozzles are usually pipes or tubes with varying cross-sectional area.

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Myrtle Beach, SC  |  609-397-8330, 609-397-8341

As a manufacturer and stocking distributor of industrial and technical ceramics, LSP carries the most diversified inventory of ceramic tubes, spacers, bushings, etc. in the industry.

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Pittsburgh, PA  |  412-406-7171

C-Mac International, LLC is a custom ceramics supplier. We provide advanced ceramic component parts manufacturing for a variety of industries and provide solutions to many ceramic needs.

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Quakertown, PA  |  215-536-3500

Insaco provides custom grinding and machining services to fabricate precision parts from sapphire, quartz, and most technical ceramics including alumina, zirconia, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminum nitride, and others.

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Fremont, CA  |  510-249-9700

Years of experience have created unique specializations and expertise of our engineering and product consultation team. Applied Ceramics has a proven track record in creating the highest quality products for semiconductor processing equipment, automotive ceramics, cutting tools and many other industrial ceramics. We’ve machined products for industries such as aerospace/aviation, medical, nuclear, and more, but can produce products from high-end materials for all relevant enterprises.

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Saxonburg, PA  |  724-352-1511

Du-Co Ceramics is a worldwide source for technical, precision ceramics since 1949, using extrusion, dry pressing and secondary machining processes. Standard products include thermocouple ceramic tubes, ball and socket beads, steatite washers, cup and shoulder bushings, ribbed and grooved bushings. Materials used are Steatite, Cordierite, Mullite, Alumina, Forsterite and MgO.

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Worcester, MA  |  508-791-9549

PremaTech Advanced Ceramics fabricates basic and complex components made of technical ceramics and other ultra-hard materials. For over 30 years, PremaTech has been an industry leader in ceramic machining and polishing, with special expertise in silicon carbide. We have in-house engineering and are ISO 9001 certified. Let us develop a solution for your most challenging application.

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Ceramic is used to make many types of nozzles and, therefore, ceramic nozzles generally are not stand-alone products. Types of ceramic nozzles include but are not limited to: sandblasting, blasting, siphoning, abrasive blasting, gas, core fog and electrical.

Ceramic nozzles are valued for the qualities they share with their source material. Generally, ceramic is hard, wear-resistant, brittle, refractory, thermally insulating, electronically insulating, nonmagnetic, oxidation resistant and chemically stable.

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These qualities make ceramic nozzles invaluable in industries like aerospace, space, military, defense, medical and the like. Furthermore, when presented with the option to either make a nozzle out of ceramic or steel, ceramic often edges out the steel because ceramic nozzles last up to three times longer than steel.

Ceramic nozzles are also used for cleaning and resurfacing purposes, especially in the realm of blasting, which is a way to wash or treat a surface using a high-pressure fluid. Sandblasting or abrasive blasting specifically is the operation of forcibly propelling a high-pressure stream of abrasive material against a surface, in order to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface or remove contaminants from a surface.

Silicon carbide and boron carbide, both of which form ceramic materials, are often used as nozzle liners for harder abrasives, such as aluminum oxide, because they are more wear-resistant. Ceramic nozzles made from less strong material are often used in inexpensive abrasive blasting systems and smaller cabinets.

Ceramic nozzles are also used in agriculture, for field and orchard spraying of pesticides, insecticides and fungicides. Ceramic nozzles are used in this setting for the sake of their durability and their resistance to chemical abrasion. Types of ceramic nozzles used for agriculture include hollow cone, solid stream, standard flat fan, low drift and jet.

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